20,000 National Guard troops expected in Washington for Biden's inauguration

By Zachary Cohen and Geneva Sands, CNN

(CNN) -- More than 20,000 National Guard members could be in the nation's capital to help secure President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, Washington, DC, Police Chief Robert Contee said Wednesday, as sources tell CNN that officials are considering raising the terrorism threat level.

Contee's announcement also came as the US Secret Service on Wednesday officially took charge of security for