Source: The New York Times
Reports of the move prompted protests from lawmakers from both parties, including House minority leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican, and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York. Some offered to house the Guard troops in their offices.
“This is unacceptable and must be fixed,” Senator Mark Kelly, Democrat of Arizona, wrote on Twitter.
So far I haven’t seen Fox and kin blaming Democrats for this, but I expect that to happen. It was apparently done at the request of the capitol police. They’re not improving their reputation at this point.