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Fencing around U.S. Capitol to come down six months after Jan. 6 attack

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By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Workers are expected to begin removing the last of the high-security fence around the U.S. Capitol as early as Friday, more than six months after former President Donald Trump’s supporters launched a deadly assault on the home of the U.S. Congress. The eight-foot-high (2.4-m) black mesh fencing at one point surrounded several blocks of Capitol Hill, interfering with pedestrian and vehicle traffic. The sections that still stand, enclosing just the white-domed Capitol complex, will take about three days to remove, according to U.S. House of Representatives…

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