The Office of the Inspector General cleared the DoD of all blame for Jan 6th, but there are still some worrying parts in the report.

For instance, Major General Walker said he could have had the National Guard there in 20 minutes. 1/13
But he couldn't do anything without Sec Def Chris Miller's approval and was told he was in a meeting until 4 p.m. 2/13
Walker couldn't get approval from Ryan McCarthy, either. But then Miller noticed the riot on TV! 3/13
Walker becomes very frustrated about not getting approval and all the the delays, so then starts moving troops without permission. 4/13
So then Walker takes charge. Quite the phone call. 5/13
Good God. They're still talking about "optics" as the Capitol is being invaded. 6/13
LTG Piatt does not approve the request for help, maybe because he wants more time to organize. Meanwhile, the "only thing [they] heard" were "hysterical cries for help" on the phone. 7/13
The call ended when "shots were fired inside the Capitol." 8/13
Miller didn't decide to go the Capitol until he heard shots were fired inside at 3:00 p.m. Then he's ready to send everyone. 9/13
But Ryan McCarthy hears the mayor is publicly complaining that they're not coming, so he spends 25 minutes on the phone saying this isn't true before making a plan to go! 10/13
Walker says he got permission to deploy at 5:08. Frankly, he seems like the only one who wanted to go to the Capitol at all to help. 11/13
Major General Walker. 12/13
Miller and McCarthy, prior to 1/6, were pretty opposed to the military being involved. They were both squeaky wheels. And 1/6 sounds like chaos, while General Walker sat on a bus with his troops, waiting for approval to go help. 13/13

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