Gen. Walker report on Jan 6: THREAD

The Army had the DC National Guard "stand down" after the Capitol attack began.

There are a series of excuses for why this happened.
SecArmy's statement, at one point, was that they had no idea what was going on in the chaos. But the story kept changing.....
Another story was that Miller and McCarthy worked all afternoon on coming up with a plan.... but a plan never materialized.
And then McCarthy said he had to go to a press conference, so couldn't get around to sending help.
The cover-up is terrible. Gen. Walker compared the Army's official report on Jan. 6 to "North Korean propaganda." It was not released to the public.
These are some pretty damning falsehoods.
The Army (and Chris Miller) also lied about needing time to get the QRF ready and equipped.
They lied about debating if they should arm the QRF.
They lied about needing to plan routes... and why is Flynn hosting that call, anyway?
General Walker could have had 131 troops sent to the Capitol "immediately" and another 200 "in 2 hours."
General Walker said one of Flynn's lies was "so astounding it defies reason." But it was coordinated with Chris Miller's lie, who told the same story.
Charles Flynn didn't seem to know how the National Guard worked but claimed he was in charge of it on Jan 6th for unknown reasons. (He wasn't.)
"What's stunning is that they almost got away with it."
SecArmy Ryan McCarthy was "incommunicado" for most of the afternoon. Flynn and Piatt took over even though they were not in the chain of command.

Where was McCarthy? One interview claimed he was at the Capitol, but he's been in a dozen places at once in these accounts.
The National Guard just sat there and waited for approval to leave. How awful for them. For everyone.
Sad.
At one point, Flynn or Piatt called the rioters "peaceful protestors" and did not want to send the Guard.
It was ultimately up to President Trump to send in the National Guard, but he was busy calling Senator Tommy Tuberville to get him to object to the election (2:26).
General Walker doesn't say it, but this whole scenario is verging on coup territory. Was Donald Trump in contact with any military personnel that day? Did he ask for these delays? Why did Ryan McCarthy go missing? Why was Charles Flynn in charge?

And why is everyone lying?

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