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Timeline of Events in DC on Jan. 6

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Posted By: earlybird, 1/14/2021 12:38:59 PM

On Jan. 6, supporters of President Donald Trump gathered in the nation’s capital for a demonstration, called the “Save America March.” The plan was to hold a rally in The President’s Park just south of the White House and then march to the Capitol building to demand that Congress and Vice President Mike Pence reject electoral votes for former Vice President Joe Biden from states where election results were marred by irregularities, allegations of fraud, and unconstitutional voting rule changes. By the end of the day, the Capitol went through several rounds of lockdown after a sizable group of protesters broke inside.


Four of the protesters died: Ashley Babbitt (shot dead by a Capitol police officer; and three others - one from a stroke, one from a heart attack, and one crushed in crowd. One police officer died the next day as a result of injuries suffered in “engaging with the crowd”. ABC News reported he also had a medical condition that contributed. There is as yet no proof of what caused his injuries, although it was said he was hit with a fire extinguisher. No video of that.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 1/14/2021 1:06:05 PM (No. 660741)
So if the problems started before Trump was even through speaking, how could any reasonable person say that he incited insurrection with his speech?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ogden Pod 1/14/2021 1:28:25 PM (No. 660758)
I still think it is unusual that no counter protestors were present at this event. They have been at every Trump rally previous. It could be that they were outnumbered, but they were always out numbered. It may have been they were aware that there would be trouble, but then again, they like trouble. Based on what Pelosi and Schumer are saying it seems they are going to make it a federal crime be a conservative Republican. There was a former Obama Homeland Security official on PBS saying that Trump was using code words to direct the actions of the insurrection. The Dems are going to stoke enough fear and paranoia that we could see some Ruby Ridge type events which will only help to justify the crackdown on the “Deplorables” which they have now promoted to White Supremacists.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: davew 1/14/2021 1:53:00 PM (No. 660791)
If you have the stomach for it you need to watch the latest podcast that Giuliani has posted before it gets permanently banned. It shows what really happened using the video that was shot by the Antifa/BLM organizer as they stormed the Capitol building before the Trump speech even ended. What is amazing is that it shows how they staged the break in to Pelosi's office. They break the window even though everyone could see that the Capitol officer had a handgun drawn on them and then lift the unarmed woman who was killed through the broken window where she was shot point blank. This was a murder. Its now clear why the USCP won't identify the officer involved to the public. No one tried to stop them even though there were multiple USCP officers on the protester side of the window and the gun was plainly visible to all. Also, as the camera is rolling before the shooting two people who look like detectives and are out of place nod acknowledgement to the camera as if they knew this was all staged. Judge for yourself.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/14/2021 2:24:33 PM (No. 660818)
In my opinion, the 'counter protesters' carefully managed to blend in with the Patriot MAGA parade. Hats, flags, banners, etc., are easily counterfeited. And quickly. Just think about where the summer protesters got their bricks, and the organized piles of molotov cocktails.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: marbles 1/14/2021 3:07:16 PM (No. 660880)
#1 The counter protest people were busy pretending to be Trump people , it was they that smashed windows, went into the Capitol and otherwise did all they could to have the Trump people vilified.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: marbles 1/14/2021 3:07:53 PM (No. 660883)
Sorry, # 2
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Anti_democRAT 1/14/2021 7:41:17 PM (No. 661143)
I think this article is pretty fair. I believe the crowd estimate is light. I have been in festivals with 150k ticket sales and this rally was an order of magnitude larger. But shamefully the security was an order of magnitude lighter and less armed until some of the riot squads showed up. It is evident that bad guys were on the front line and their were good guys there too and even heros. I would like to see some of them be recognised. I saw a video of 2 guys taking blows to protect an officer. I watched all of trumps speech and saw no bad guys. I allso went to the capital oblivious to the preceding violence. The crowd eas so massive if u were 50 yards from the front line u may have been oblivious to any violence.
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