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Police Chief Wants A Permanent Fence Built Around The U.S. Capitol

Concertina razor wire tops the 8-foot "non-scalable" fence that surrounds the U.S. Capitol on the day after the House voted to impeach former President Trump for the second time. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Concertina razor wire tops the 8-foot "non-scalable" fence that surrounds the U.S. Capitol on the day after the House voted to impeach former President Trump for the second time. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police is calling for a permanent fence to be constructed around the complex due to heightened security threats since the insurrection earlier this month.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davisfor the latest on security at the U.S. Capitol.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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