Fencing Around Capitol Coming Down Six Months After Jan. 6 Attack

Posted on AllSides July 9th, 2021
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Workers began to remove the last of the high-security fence around the U.S. Capitol on Friday, more than six months after a breach at the home of Congress.

The eight-foot-high (2.4-m) black mesh fencing at one point surrounded several blocks of Capitol Hill, interfering with pedestrian and vehicle traffic. The remaining sections, enclosing just the white-domed Capitol complex, will take about three days to remove, according to U.S. House of Representatives Sergeant-at-Arms William Walker.

The decision to take down the remaining fence was based on the U.S. Capitol Police's assessment of...

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