A leaked doc from the Pentagon reveals that Mike Pence ordered the army to clear the Capitol on January 6, however Trump didn’t.
The AP reported on the timeline in an inside Pentagon doc that they obtained:
The timeline provides one other layer of understanding concerning the state of worry and panic whereas the rebel performed out and lays naked the inaction by then-President Donald Trump and the way that void contributed to a slowed response by the army and regulation enforcement. It reveals that the intelligence missteps, tactical errors, and bureaucratic delays had been eclipsed by the federal government’s failure to grasp the dimensions and depth of a violent rebellion by its personal residents.
With Trump not engaged, it fell to Pentagon officers, a handful of senior White House aides, the leaders of Congress, and the vice chairman holed up in a safe bunker to handle the chaos.
Mike Pence referred to as the Pentagon and demanded that the Capitol be cleared, and the army didn’t do it. Logic suggests that there’s just one individual above Pence who may have overruled his order.
The difference between sedition and treason is, “While seditious conspiracy is generally defined as conduct or language inciting rebellion against the authority of a state, treason is the more serious offense of actively levying war against the United States or giving aid to its enemies.”
Trump aided an assault on America by its enemies by doing nothing. Donald Trump thought that he was laying low and avoiding duty, however what he actually was doing was committing treason by aiding individuals who had been committing an act of warfare towards the United States.
When Trump informed his supporters to march to the Capitol, he dedicated sedition. When Trump refused to behave to cease the assault on the Capitol, it could possibly be argued that he dedicated treason.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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