Capitol siege was not the first tight spot for these battle-tested members of Congress

After the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last week, Washington, D.C., is beefing up security measures ahead of the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

Up to 20,000 armed National Guard troops are set to be deployed to the Washington area to prevent further violence. Images on Wednesday showed troops resting with their guns on the marble floors of congressional hallways after the attack that left five people dead.

Rep. Brian Mast, a wounded military veteran who lost both legs in Afghanistan, was seen giving a history lesson to the troops deployed to the Capitol on Wednesday.

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