DC Leaders Refused Increased Security Presence on January 6th, Timeline In Question
We have previously reported that President Donald Trump not incite violence at the capitol. In fact, he specifically called for rally crowd to go “peacefully” and ‘cheer on’ congressmen, not commit violence or vandalism
Now reports are coming in that it was intentionally bad anti-Trump and pro-BLM leadership in Washington DC that lead to the problems faced on January 6th. In a WaPo interview with the Washington DC police chief, Steve Sund, The National Pulse reports the outgoing police chief “believes his efforts to secure the premises were undermined by a lack of concern from House and Senate security officials who answer directly to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate leader Mitch McConnell.” The National Pulse also lays doubt that rally attendees could have made it to the Capitol building in time for the breach.
DC Police Chief Sund Stated:
“Two days before Congress was set to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund was growing increasingly worried about the size of the pro-Trump crowds expected to stream into Washington in protest.
To be on the safe side, Sund asked House and Senate security officials for permission to request that the D.C. National Guard be placed on standby in case he needed quick backup.
But, Sund said Sunday, they turned him down.”
In fact, the Chief had a conference call with Pentagon officials and officials from the D.C. government. In it, he stated “I am making an urgent,