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Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis said that he denied a request for National Guard support from President Joe Biden. The President asked DeSantis to send National Guard troops to Washington DC for his State of the Union Address today.

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Avoiding Part 2 of January 6, 2021

Members of the National Guard patrol the area surrounding the outskirts of the Capitol Building | Avoiding Part 2 of January 6, 2021

As Biden prepares for his first State of the Union speech, rumors of a trucker convoy are rumbling louder.

Apart from protesting COVID mandates, the convoy will reportedly head to Washington DC to disrupt Biden’s first-year address.

Critics of modern State of the Union speeches are against the pomp and extravagance of the current version. Historically, the address was a letter sent by the President to Congress.

However, President Woodrow Wilson transformed that letter sending event into a grand political event. He hoped to turn the State of the Union into a grandiose event that can raise the White House’s profile among Americans. 

With hours to go before the event, local and federal officials ramped up security at Washington DC to head off any potential unrest.

In fact, the US Capitol Police said that will bring back the security fence surrounding Congress. Police will also close some streets to restrict traffic. 

Trucker Convoy Thought To Head To Washington DC To Disrupt State of the Nation Address

In preparation for this event, the US Capitol is buzzing with law enforcement officers. They are tasked with maintaining security in the area. Many are still wary of what happened at the Capitol on January 6 last year.

As a result, officials are working round the clock to ensure that the Capitol riots won’t happen again. This year, the US Capitol Police already bolstered their security preparations.

This time, officials are preparing for trucker convoys planning protests against pandemic restrictions. The protesters are modeling themselves after Canadian truckers.

These demonstrators managed to snarl Ontario traffic as they let their giant rigs occupy main streets. 

Officials expect at least three trucker convoys to converge at the nation’s capitol to protest against Biden’s COVID mandates. One of the larger convoys started from the Mojave Desert in California.

They have now embarked on a cross-country route since last week. One Democrat called on law enforcement authorities to seize the trucks from any protest.

Police should “give the trucks to small trucking companies looking to expand their business.”

DeSantis Rejected Request for National Guard Support

In preparation for Biden’s security-heavy State of the Union Address, the Pentagon approved the deployment of National Guard support in the form of 700 unarmed troops.

They will assist with traffic control during potential demonstrations. It was a particular request to add to this contingent that DeSantis rejected.  

Among the current crop of US governors, DeSantis is seen as the foremost and most vocal critic of the President. The Florida governor tweeted his decision to thumb down Biden’s request.

“Last week, the Biden Administration requested the assistance of State National Guards to deploy to Washington D.C. I have rejected this request — there will be no [Florida National Guard] sent to D.C. for Biden’s State of the Union,” the governor tweeted.

Watch the Sky News Australia video reporting that DeSantis rejects Biden’s pleas for state National Guard assistance:

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  • Dr. Jim Tranthem says:

    Florida is one of many states to stand up for “our states rights” to reject government take over of individuals rights. Biden and his ultra-left / socialist puppet masters will never take away our states rights and individuals constitutional rights if we have the back-bone to stand and fight back now!

  • john g helm says:

    The sad part about this is stuttering Joe DOES NOT CAREabout anything especially the people. Closes down the pipeline to make his buddies richer at average american”s cost. Why does’nt he go for universal healthcare ?Why does’nt he worry about the southern border crisis ? His big mistake was letting a race of people strongarm him into picking dead weight for a vice President. And why the american public picked him for a president is beyond me , he can’t say one sentence without stuttering so much you forget what he’s trying to say. Beware America , and hope the old fool makes it thru his term. Because if the camel takes over we surely will finish going down the drain in a much faster rate of decline. Black crime is up 50% , police defunded ,ALL FOR THE CRIMINALS , Civil war is cumming to the u s a

  • Junius Adams says:

    I don’t want to hear anything Biden has to say. He hasn’t uttered a sane word ever that I can point to. How can you explain just plain dumb or lack of common sense.

  • Wayne Clark says:

    This could be the shortest SOTU address in history, if sleepy just speaks honestly (I know…it’s not in his DNA). He could simply say, “I don’t know what I’m doing & the country is fucked.”, then walk off & go back to his basement.
    If there ever was a need for impeachment, he is it.

  • Branden Oconnell says:

    Sad Biden could have used more guards to keep the crazy nazi trumptards from gathering but instead they are all flapping their gums on the internet🤣 sad these numb nuts can’t see that Biden is one of the most accomplished presidents we’ve ever had and he’s done it in 2 short years with massive handicaps(not like the handicap trumptards have: brain worms for starters) gos bless Biden and shame on you dummies for not supporting him and YOUR country because like it or not he’s your president and will be for another 6 years#ridingwithbiden2024 🤣🤣cry more you snowflake chumps

  • Jay says:

    DeSantis should have been quiet and just sent his National Guard to the Southern Border instead.

  • San says:

    Xiden who? We don’t have a president. Hut Ive heard theres some pedophile, wjo’s been raping the banks, and children most of his life. His son does the same, and is a major crack addict that exposes himself to young girls. He shuts down our energy and as he peddles some sanctions he shoves billions in the russians by importing their oil. And thsts not even bring up Ukraine, or Xi, who Xiden and branden iconnell love blowing.

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