Inauguration Day: More than 25,000 National Guard drafted amid fear of more violence

More than 25,000 National Guard have been drafted in amid fear of more violence on Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C.

This is three times the total number of American troops deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria.

Footage shows the US Capitol building in Washington, D.C. from behind National Guard vehicles and with its flag at half-mast on the eve of the country's 59th presidential inauguration on Tuesday (January 19).

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Location: Washington, D.C.