Two National Guard pulled from inauguration duty after vetting - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two members of the National Guard have been pulled from duties related to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden following vetting for links to extremist movements, two U.S.

Reuters January 20, 2021 00:11:01 IST
Two National Guard pulled from inauguration duty after vetting - U.S. officials

Two National Guard pulled from inauguration duty after vetting  US officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two members of the National Guard have been pulled from duties related to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden following vetting for links to extremist movements, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday.

Neither of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, detailed any conclusions of the vetting and it was unclear what information led the Guard members to be pulled. One of the officials said possibly more than two Guard members could be removed following vetting.

(Reporting by Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali)

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