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U.S. House Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, met with members of the Texas National Guard on Friday.

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Austin, spent the afternoon of Jan. 6 barricaded in his office in the Rayburn House Office Building, with a sofa and a baseball bat as protection against what he called the terrorists on the other side of the door.

"It was a really dark day for the United States," he told Austonia.

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