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The big lie on J6

Trump wanted to protect the Capitol, not overthrow it

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

23 March 2024

9:00 AM

A vital anti-Trump smear dissolved a few days ago with the release of suppressed evidence that the former president had indeed sought an extra 10,000 National Guards to buttress the security of the Capitol on 6 January, 2021.

Far from aiming to incite a riot to seize power, the President had repeatedly tried to boost troop numbers at the Capitol, but had failed or been thwarted, more on which later.

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