Capitol Security To Be Heightened For QAnon Threat

The Hill reports:

The top security official overseeing the House informed lawmakers this week that security will be heightened on Thursday due to a QAnon-linked conspiracy theory that former President Trump will be inaugurated on that date.

Acting Sergeant-at-Arms Timothy Blodgett said in a memo that Capitol Police will have additional personnel on duty throughout the Capitol grounds in addition to the continued National Guard presence.

Some followers of the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory believe that Trump will be inaugurated on March 4 because that was originally the official day for presidential inaugurations until 1933 with the ratification of the 20th Amendment.

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