National Guard troops lined the interior of the U.S. Capitol as the House of Representatives gather on Wednesday to consider impeaching President Donald Trump for his role in an assault on American democracy.

Washington is on high alert after the Jan. 6 riot, with a week to go in Trump’s term. Thousands of National Guard troops were to be on hand and some service members wearing fatigues, with weapons at hand, could be seen sleeping inside the Capitol building on Wednesday ahead of the session.

As many as 15,000 National Guard troops have been ordered to Washington, D.C., to secure the city before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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