Tallahassee, Fl. (Florida News Network)-At the request from the Mayor of Tallahassee, Governor Ron DeSantis has called out the Florida National Guard. On Friday evening DeSantis activated the Florida National Guard to assist state and local law enforcement agencies, following FBI warnings of potentially violent protests in state capitals this weekend in advance of President-Elect Joe Biden's inauguration. The governor's executive order mobilizing the guard was issued "in response to reports of potential civil unrest,"
Friday's order, which went into immediate effect and will last until Jan. 24, came after Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey asked the governor to call in the guard to help protect the state Capitol.
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