Washington braces for unrest as level of threat unclear

Washingtonians in government and law enforcement are unsure what to expect this weekend as the nation inches closer to the inauguration and the anticipated arrival of protesters.

While Capitol Hill staff said they felt safer because of the influx of thousands of soldiers to the U.S. Capitol and surrounding area, others pointed out vulnerabilities may exist across much of downtown Washington, D.C., where rioters could turn if legislative buildings seem too hard to breach.

An internal FBI memo obtained by ABC News this week revealed that the federal agency was tracking armed protests at all 50 state capitols and the U.S. Capitol and that an armed group
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