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    25 Pictures That Show Just How Tense And Scary The Situation At The Capitol Is Today

    This is what it's come to.

    Last week, Donald Trump incited a violent insurrection at the Capitol. Today, the House of Representatives will vote on whether to impeach him over his involvement in the riots that left at least five people dead and several more injured.

    Angry insurrectionists in front of the U.S. Capitol
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    The Capitol Police were heavily criticized for their lax handling of Trump's mob. And with today's impeachment vote posing a real security risk to members of Congress, it's clear that the Capitol isn't taking any chances.

    A Trump supporter sitting in the office of Rep. Nancy Pelosi with his feet on her desk
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    The halls of the Capitol are currently jam-packed with armed members of the National Guard. They're stationed in hallways, they're protecting the perimeter outside, they're sleeping on floors. The photos are jarring to see — and paint a grim portrait of where we're at as a country right now.

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    Here are 25 images that show just how tense and scary the situation is at our nation's Capitol today:

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    Armed National Guard members sitting and sleeping on the floor in front of a statue inside the Capitol
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    National Guard members standing in a rotunda inside the Capitol
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    National Guard members in full gear walking through the US Capitol Visitor Center
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    A National Guard member lies on a pillow as he looks through his phone in the Capitol
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    National Guard members play cards as they sit on the floor of the Capitol
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    Several members stand in front of paintings inside the Capitol
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    Several National Guard members holding their weapons as they stand outside of the Capitol
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    National Guard members rest on the floor with their weapons next to them in the Capitol
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    National Guard members rest on the floor with their weapons next to them in the Capitol
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    Armed National Guard members walk down a stairwell
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    Officials walk by National Guard members as they rest on the floor
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    Armed National Guard members lie on the floor and against a bust of President Abraham Lincoln inside the Capitol
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    An overhead shot of National Guard members sleeping in the nook of a stairwell inside the Capitol
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    National Guard members sitting around two statues inside the Capitol
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    Two National Guard members lie on benches in front of a massive painting flanked by a bust and a statue inside the Capitol
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    Armed National Guard members sitting and sleeping on the floor in front of a statue inside the Capitol
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    Armed National Guard members walk out of a room in the Capitol
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    A National Guardsman looks at several guns laying in a row
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    National Guards members lie and sit in front of an open door with the words US House of Representatives above it
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    A National Guardsman lies on a bench with their hat over their eyes
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