National Guard had to sleep in the parking garage – Jill Biden donated cookies

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National Guards had to sleep in the parking garage – Jill Biden brings biscuits for consolation

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Jill Biden surprises the National Guard at the Capitol with chocolate chip cookies

Jill Biden surprises the National Guard at the Capitol with chocolate chip cookies

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It was the excitement topic after the inauguration of US President Biden: Hundreds of National Guard soldiers then had to sleep in the underground car park. © www.de24.news

 The  outrage is great, even Donald Trump allegedly intervened. Now the Democrats reacted too.

Dhis quote from a soldier made headlines in the US: “Yesterday dozens of senators and congressmen walked through our ranks, took photos, shook hands and thanked us for our service. Within 24 hours they had no further use for us and banished us to the corner of a parking garage ”, so quoted the magazine “Politico” one of the National Guardsmen who appears to have felt shoddy after the inauguration of President Joseph Biden.

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 The  photos of the soldiers lying on the bare concrete floor of a Washington underground car park without blankets or beds were shared thousands of times on social media, the outrage was huge. Many observers wrote on Twitter of a “national disgrace”.

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 The  soldiers, who had previously served for hours, could not have slept, the light was too bright, there was a stink of exhaust fumes, and some came dangerously close to driving cars. In addition, there is the corona risk in the poorly ventilated low-rise building. It is not yet clear who caused this.

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 The  first governors therefore began to call back their soldiers on Friday. Numerous army veterans protested on Twitter, and some even started their own relief efforts. Has been clicked a thousand times a video Republican Congressman Madison Cawson, who brought pizza over at his own expense. Cawson, who has been in a wheelchair since his traffic accident, handed over the boxes himself and received hundreds of thousands of likes.

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Also on Friday, the elected ex-president allegedly joined the debate, at least indirectly: After numerous pro-Trump accounts urged him to act, media reports said Donald Trump allowed the National Guardsmen to go to his hotel in Washington. © www.de24.news

 The  message was officially confirmed that initially only the Trump-related broadcaster One America News (OANN) published, but not.

Recordings on social media only showed a number of police officers during the break in the foyer of “Trump International”. A little later, the “Washington Examiner” confirmed the story that security forces could take a rest there, referring to the hotel management. It is still not known whether the national guardsmen could also rest in the lobby or even spend the night there.

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 The  pictures of the soldiers on the bare concrete floor caused so much attention that on Friday afternoon the Democrats apparently also felt the need to act: Photos show First Lady Jill Biden with a basket full of chocolate chip cookies, which she still near the Capitol in Washington DC Soldiers on guard.

She thanked her for the protection of her family at the inauguration: “© www.de24.news

 The  National Guard will always have a special place in the hearts of all Bidens.”

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It is unclear whether cookies can calm the situation down. © www.de24.news

 The  debate about political responsibility for poor housing continues. And as the British “Independent” reported, 200 soldiers have already tested positive for the corona virus. At this point in time, however, it is unlikely that there will also be some of those who had to sleep in the parking garage.

According to media reports, up to 7,000 National Guardsmen will protect the US capital from possible attacks until March. A total of over 26,000 soldiers were recently deployed there.





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