Photos: Security remains heightened at U.S. Capitol for impeachment and inauguration

National Guard troops, some at rest, stationed around the U.S. Capitol as the House took up President Trump's impeachment.
Some National Guard members rest inside the U.S. Capitol. The troops were deployed around the Capitol starting Wednesday as the House took up President Trump’s second impeachment.
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With the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden a week away, the House of Representatives quickly debated and voted to impeach President Trump again, this time in response to the storming of the U.S. Capitol last week by a mob of his supporters hoping to overturn the election.

National Guards members have taken up posts inside the Capitol.

Members of the National Guard are seen in bars of sunlight.
Members of the National Guard walk through the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday.
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House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) and others pass National Guard troops at rest in the U.S. Capitol.
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) passes National Guard members sleeping in the U.S. Capitol, where they’ve been deployed following the Jan. 6 attack and are expected to remain through the Jan. 20 inauguration.
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A woman tilts a lectern on a tiled floor. Statues are seen in the background.
A lectern for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moved through Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol for a news conference on President Trump’s impeachment Wednesday.
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Armed men in camouflage stand with the Capitol dome in the background.
National Guard troops outside the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.
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Dozens of troops relax alongside open cardboard boxes and the looming Statue of Freedom plaster cast.
Members of the National Guard relax in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday.
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Members of the National Guard sleep on the floor of the Capitol Rotunda.
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People walk on the National Mall with the Washington Monument illuminated in the evening sky.
People walk on the National Mall, with the Washington Monument illuminated in the evening sky, nearly a week after a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol.
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National Guard members sit on the steps to the U.S. Capitol as they eat breakfast.
National Guard members have breakfast on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday morning.
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