RINO Rick_pcfl wrote:
And he had Christopher Miller, the Acting
Secretary of the Army and a trump cult fuckwit, significantly limit the options the DC National Guard had to deal with an insurrection two days prior.
I am not defending any decisions made by trumpists for that day, but in an attempt to be objective...
While looking at information so that I could respond to people who say that Pelosi refused help from the NG, I found where the mayor of DC had requested that the NG be available. She had put some conditions on their presence in DC. It seems that she had done so as a result of trump's walk through Lafayette Square.
The list in your memo looks like it was written to accommodate her request.
I can see that interpretation in the understanding of the day at the end of 2021 when that article was written.
We now know more since the hearings started.
And as that article points out, the DCNG is under control of the President with the Secy of Army. POTUS and those in his circle (Stone/Flynn and, I assume given his pedigree, Secy Miller) knew that there were going to be armed insurrectionists that weren't there to harm trump on Jan 6th.
When had trump or his administration previously demonstrated that they listened to any concerns or requests of the DC Mayor?
No to go full Eric, I would suggest that perhaps they used her request as cover for their real reasons to prevent/limit the DCNG from being ready and able to respond to the insurrection.