Evidence Is Mounting

As we pass the first anniversary of the infamous Capitol uprising of January 6, more and more evidence and information is emerging every moment about the events and actions that actually led to that deadly attack — especially since the Committee of the 6- a of January continues to investigate. Siege of the Capitol. However, the
Parliamentary Committee and its members are not the only ones investigating what happened on that infamous day.

A recent report by Ryan Goodman and Justin Hendrix with Justin Security has left us quite worried tonight as the pair analyze the US National Guard’s extremely delayed response to the attack on the Capitol – the authors ultimately claim that the force was held back by the Pentagon. because officials feared that then-President Donald Trump would “soon resort to sedition law.”

“One of the most vexing questions on January 6 is why it took more than three hours for the National Guard to arrive at the Capitol after DC officials and Capitol Police requested immediate assistance,” Goodman and Hendrix write in their chilling assessment . “The Pentagon’s reluctance to allow the Guard to enter the Capitol didn’t just reflect officials’ skepticism about using military force during the summer 2020 protests; it wasn’t just a concern about the Capitol’s military optics.

Instead, evidence is mounting .that senior defense officials were reluctant to send troops into the Capitol because they feared that President Donald Trump could use the presence of the troops to maintain power.

The then-acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller shared a similar sentiment when he expressed it to the United States. The Office of Inspector General of the Department of Defense fears that “if we put the United States military in the Capitol, I would create the biggest constitutional crisis probably since the Civil War.”

Goodman and Hendrix note in their report that Miller “did not specify who was afraid that Trump would invoke the Sedition Act.”
Pari ke too still, that both Genr. Mark Milley, who served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “confided in each other that they have ongoing concerns that Trump will try to use the military to hold on to power if he loses the election,” reported Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker of The Washington Post.

“The fears of senior officials were well founded: Donald Trump, his close aides, and some Republican political figures publicly discussed the possibility of invoking riot law or using the military. To avoid a transition based on false claims that the election was ‘stolen,'” the surprising report continues. “But the Pentagon’s actions toward the National Guard point to a scenario where a potentially profound leadership crisis could emerge based on such concerns. occurred on January 6.”

Finally, the Goodman and Hendrix report offers one specific, disturbing, but very likely possibility — the U.S. The US National Guard may not have been able to successfully protect members of Congress from a violent mob of rioting Trump supporters, if for no other reason than they deeply feared that the President of the United States at the time could and/or would turn. around and use them. US forces to undermine and dismantle the US Constitution.

We can only assume that the January 6th Parliamentary Select Committee will look at this theory as part of their extensive investigation into that fateful day.