Three days before the day that brought an invasion of the building that contained America’s government, destruction, and death, the Pentagon and other agencies offered help to guard the building, but the Capitol Police said “no.”
In stilted video uploaded to his reactivated Twitter account, Trump did not accept any role in inciting the violence perpetrated by his supporters when they forced the way into the Capitol, inflicting damage as police escorted members of Congress to secure locations. The attack left one Capitol Police Officer dead and an Air Force veteran who posted O’Anon conspiracy theories shot and killed when she tried to force her way into the building.
The list of those abanding the sinking ship Trump is growing daily with Cabinet secretaries, senior aides, ambassadors, and others saying “we’re outta here!”
The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is intensifying scrutiny over security at an inauguration ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden already reshaped by a pandemic
“Supporting Josh Hawley was the worst decision I’ve ever made in my life,” declares legendary Missouri Senator John Danforth. Simon & Shuster pulled the plug on a book by Hawley, scheduled for publicans and release by June. They want nothing to do with him.