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Security increased for Legislature’s opening day

No arrests after attack on governor’s mansion

Washington State Journal

OLYMPIA — Increased security was deployed around the Capitol building in Olympia on Jan. 11 for the start of the 2021 Legislative session.

The decision to add security follows the storming of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. and incursions onto the property of the Governor’s Mansion in Olympia last Wednesday, Jan. 6, when protestors forced open a gate and advanced to the governor’s mansion porch.

Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday laid the blame for both events squarely at the feet of President Donald Trump.

“The president of the United States has continually fue...


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