ANNAPOLOIS — Gov. Larry Hogan is sending Maryland State Police troopers to DC as Trump supporters storm the Capitol.
Hogan said he is sending Maryland State Police troopers to help the Metropolitan Police Department and the United States Capitol Police.
He stated he has instructed the Adjutant General of the Maryland National Guard to call up a rapid response force to support law enforcement and restore order.
Hogan also said "all Americans should be outraged by this attack on our nation’s Capitol. This is a heinous and violent assault on the heart of our democracy. I will not stand for this, and neither should any American."
In addition to sending in 200 MSP troopers, Hogan is mobilizing 500 Maryland National Guard members to help restore law and order.
I never thought I’d see a day like this in America. I am not going to stand for this, and neither should any American.— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) January 6, 2021
In addition to sending in 200 @MDSP troopers, after speaking to the Secretary of the Army, I am mobilizing 500 @MDNG members to help restore law and order. pic.twitter.com/Dk72JflkXy