Gov. Northam extends National Guard deployment, wants Trump out of office

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Published: Jan. 6, 2021 at 5:44 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: In an update Thursday afternoon, Governor Ralph Northam said he was extending the deployment of the Virginia National Guard through at least January 20, President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day.

Northam also tweeted he believes President Trump is a danger to the country, saying, “The sooner he is out, the better.”

EARLIER: Governor Ralph Northam has issued a State of Emergency in Virginia to allow the state to respond to requests for assistance from Washington, DC, after violent protests there Wednesday.

The governor has also declared a curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. in Alexandria and Arlington.

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