January 15 According to an Associated Press report, on the 14th local time, the governor of New Mexico declared a state of emergency in the United States. According to reliable intelligence, there are threats of violence in state captificencies across the United States.
At the same time as Democratic Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the decision, the state legislature building and its annex buildings in Santa Fe were expanded to erect fences.
Lawmakers are scheduled to meet on January 19, the day before President-elect Biden took office in the United States. Some lawmakers said they were taking the FBI’s warning seriously and judging the possibility of violence.
“The safety of every New Mexico people is the top priority in my mind next week. I believe that so far, we have taken effective precautions,” Grisham said.
She added that anyone who commits violence or participates in “domestic terrorism” will be held accountable quickly and firmly, “we will use the law to do the maximum extent”.
The statement authorized the deployment of the state National Guard and the provision of financial resources to state and local agencies to respond to possible emergencies.
State police officer Mark Soriano said that there may be large-scale protests in the next few days.
State officials declined to disclose more details about security information and when they thought the protest might occur.