8 thoughts on “MSGA

  1. Reality ✓ says:

    ☐ “Before Mob Stormed the Capitol, Days of Security Planning Involved Cabinet Officials and President Trump : A Pentagon memo offers one version of events — six days of preparation for a rally that quickly spiraled out of control.” (ProPublica 1/7/21) https://www.propublica.org/article/before-mob-stormed-the-capitol-days-of-security-planning-involved-cabinet-officials-and-president-trump
    ☐ “FBI report warned of ‘war’ at Capitol, contradicting claims there was no indication of looming violence” (Washington Post 1/12/21) https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/capitol-riot-fbi-intelligence/2021/01/12/30d12748-546b-11eb-a817-e5e7f8a406d6_story.html
    ☐ “Six hours of paralysis: Inside Trump’s failure to act after a mob stormed the Capitol” (Washington Post 1/11/21) https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-mob-failure/2021/01/11/36a46e2e-542e-11eb-a817-e5e7f8a406d6_story.html
    ☐ “President Donald Trump doubled down on the incendiary rhetoric that incited the Capitol riot, warning that it was dangerous to the United States for him to be impeached.
    Trump also claimed his inflammatory comments at a rally shortly before the outbreak of violence in the halls of Congress, which lead to four deaths, were not harmful.” (CNBC 1/12/21) https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/12/trump-warns-impeachment-is-a-danger-to-us-in-first-public-comments-since-riot.html
    ☐ “‘Totally appropriate’: Trump shows no remorse over role in Capitol attack” (Guardian UK 1/12/21) https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/12/donald-trump-texas-impeachment-effort
    ☐ “President Trump lashes out at social media companies following Twitter ban : House Democrats are planning to look into social media’s role in Capitol riot as part of a broad disinformation inquiry.” (Washington Post 1/12/21) https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/01/12/facebook-twitter-trump-capitol-riot/
    ☐ “A total of 15,000 National Guard members have now been activated and will deploy to Washington, D.C., to help provide security in the run up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.” (AP 1/12/21) https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-impeachments-capitol-siege-490620813bdd49295b675715da1f4603 p/s: “deployment: twice as large as troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq combined” https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-army/2021/01/11/national-guard-inauguration-deployment-twice-as-large-as-troop-levels-in-afghanistan-and-iraq-combined/

  2. LEO says:

    “The Capitol Riot Was Just the Beginning” https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/01/capitol-riot-radicalization-what-next.html
    “America’s most senior military leaders condemned the violent invasion of the US Capitol last week and reminded service members of their obligation to support and defend the Constitution and reject extremism in a statement that underscored the unprecedented challenges facing the country in the aftermath of the January 6 insurrection attempt by President Donald Trump’s supporters.” https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/12/politics/joint-chiefs-condemn-sedition/index.html
    “The letter was addressed to the Joint Force, which is made up of about 1.3 million active-duty service members and more than 811,000 National Guardsmen and reservists — all of whom swore an oath to “Support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” The oath has stood since the United States’ founding nearly 250 years ago.” https://www.npr.org/sections/congress-electoral-college-tally-live-updates/2021/01/12/956170188/joint-chiefs-remind-u-s-forces-that-they-defend-the-constitution
    Military Joint Chiefs statement condemning ‘sedition and insurrection’ at US Capitol https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/20449003/pages/jcs-message-to-the-joint-force-jan-12-21-p1-normal.gif (click to enlarge)
    Meanwhile: “Lawmakers, deeply shaken by the hours of violence last week, are discussing steps to protect themselves, citing Republican members who may have cooperated or communicated with the rioters and other Republican colleagues who carry guns into the Capitol against the regulations.” https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/12/politics/house-democrats-safety-worries/index.html

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