2000 National Guardsmen Were Deputized by Night as US Marshals, More to Come

Two thousands U.S. National Guardsmen were handed the power of federal Marshals last night, with more deputations expected in the coming days. The news comes as part of the wildly disproportionate response from Congressional authorities and the military to the small riot that took place inside the nation’s Capitol on January 6th. “Their duties will include protecting members of Congress and other congressional personnel and securing the grounds and property of the U.S. Capitol,” the National Guard said in vague statement. The ceremony took place in the dark, on Sunday night, outside the U.S. Capitol. The U.S. Marshals Service is