What is the Insurrection Act and why has it been invoked before?

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Active duty military police have landed at joint base Andrews as president trump threatens to use force to subdue violent protests in secretary mark as far as ordered troops from Fort Bragg and fort drum just stage in the Washington DC area and injures airforce base in poor fell for a defense official tells fox news that unless president trump invokes the insurrection act the active troops could not deploy into DC and acted in eighteen oh seven the law allows the president United States to deployed military troops within the U. S. to suppress civil disorder insurrection and rebellion it was last invoked it during the Rodney king protest in nineteen ninety

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