Gov. Larry Hogan Asks Feds For Reimbursement After Sending Maryland National Guard To Help With Capitol Rioters

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted Tuesday that the national authorities has yet to reimburse the authorities aft helium sent the Maryland National Guard to the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riots.

“Congressional leaders pleaded with america to nonstop the National Guard to the U.S. Capitol successful January, but inactive haven’t reimbursed expenses from the deployment,” Hogan tweeted. “We are calling connected our legislature delegation to instrumentality urgent enactment to forestall large disruptions to ongoing operations.”

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Hogan is asking Maryland’s legislature delegation to assistance the authorities with reimbursement.

Congressional leaders pleaded with america to nonstop the National Guard to the U.S. Capitol successful January, but inactive haven’t reimbursed expenses from the deployment.

We are calling connected our legislature delegation to instrumentality urgent enactment to forestall large disruptions to ongoing operations. pic.twitter.com/iCyxKGEtOk

— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) July 20, 2021

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Hogan deployed Maryland State Police troopers and instructed the National Guard to nonstop a squad to DC to assistance arsenic a convulsive mob of Pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Lawmakers were wrong debating implicit the affirmation of Joe Biden’s triumph successful the statesmanlike election. More than 500 nationalist guardsmen were stationed successful DC done President Joe Biden’s inauguration.

Gov. Hogan said helium was successful a gathering with the Japanese ambassador erstwhile helium got a idiosyncratic telephone telephone from Majority Leader US Rep. Steny Hoyer, “pleading” for him to nonstop reinforcements arsenic the Capitol was breached. However, the politician said they were “repeatedly denied” support from the Department of Defense to nonstop Maryland National Guard troops into DC.

“We had a small backmost and distant trying to get that authorization, successful the meantime we did not hesitate,” helium said.

He said determination was immoderate disorder connected whether oregon not they had authorization, but Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy called aboriginal connected asking them to travel “as soon arsenic possible.” He added it took astir an hr and a fractional to get support from the DOD. Maryland’s National Guard were the archetypal to get successful DC.

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The Maryland National Guard was aboriginal pulled retired of DC to assistance the authorities with its vaccination efforts.

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