1:49pm — The chief of the Capitol Police makes an urgent plea for help from the National Guard. 5:08pm — Final approval from the Pentagon comes through. What happened in the hours between? POLITICO’s Kyle Cheney reports. Plus, Alabama’s GOP governor extends the state’s mask mandate. And a new poll says most New Yorkers don’t want Gov. Cuomo to resign.
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