Around 25,000 Guardsmen deployed to Washington D.C., ahead of President Biden’s inauguration
By Edmund DeMarche
The U.S. will spend an estimated $480 million to cover the troop deployment to Washington, D.C., after last month’s riot at the Capitol, a report said.
The Washington Post reported Sunday that the precise cost may never be known. Officials said the nearly $500 million includes the costs of transporting Guard troops from their states to Washington, their salaries and benefits, as well as housing and other essentials.
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