Donald Trump’s acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller blamed the former president’s speech for inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection in an interview with VICE.
“Would anybody have marched on the Capitol, and overrun the Capitol, without the president’s speech? I think it’s pretty much definitive that wouldn’t have happened,” Miller said in an interview with VICE on Showtime.
It’s sad now seeing more and more of Trump’s own hand picked loyalist Men are just now finally coming forward and are now Openly blaming T. rump for the Capitol Attack on Our Democracy. Trump masterfully put all of IT together they are now saying. But, he had lots of Co-Conspirators Help too.
In the strongest public rebuke of Trump yet, Republican Senator Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday by squarely blaming the outgoing president for the events at the Capitol that left at least five dead — including one police officer. McConnell serves as the Majority Leader in the US Senate, making him the most senior lawmaker in the country.
The supporters of Donald Trump who attacked the US Capitol were “fed lies” and “provoked by the president and other powerful people, and they tried to use fear and violence” in an attempt “to stop and overturn the certification by Congress of Democrat Joe Biden’s November 3 election victory,” McConnell said.
68% of Americans now blame Trump. But…