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Trump Wanted 10,000 Troops to Secure the Capitol on January 6th, Pelosi Refused

New House report uncovers suppressed evidence of Trump's attempt to secure Capitol with 10,000 National Guard troops, challenging previous claims.

A new House report sheds light on what many have suspected but was denied by the partisan January 6th Committee: President Donald Trump had, in fact, requested 10,000 National Guard troops to safeguard the Capitol on January 6, 2021. This revelation, long obscured by the Committee, including former Rep. Liz Cheney, provides critical context to the events leading up to the Capitol riots, suggesting a narrative far removed from the one popularized by mainstream media and the Democrat-led committee.

This previously suppressed evidence comes from a transcribed interview with Deputy Chief of Staff Anthony Ornato, where he attested to overhearing conversations between White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser regarding the deployment of National Guard troops. This interview, attended and actively participated in by Cheney herself, was inexplicably withheld from public release until now.

This evidence directly contradicts the January 6th Committee’s claim of having “no evidence” to support Trump administration officials’ assertions regarding the request for National Guard support. This omission not only misleads the public but also unjustly vilifies President Trump and his administration, painting them as instigators rather than as figures attempting to preemptively secure the Capitol against potential unrest.

Furthermore, the report highlights significant security failures and possible complicity by then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who willfully refused to authorize National Guard troops, despite repeated requests. This lack of action contributed to the chaos that unfolded, serving the Democrats’ narrative by avoiding direct engagement with the substantial election challenges posed by Republicans.

In a bizarre twist, amidst these security discussions and requests for National Guard deployment, Pelosi allowed her daughter to film a documentary, capturing her reactions and movements throughout January 6th. This decision raises questions about Pelosi’s priorities and her awareness of the day’s events, particularly given her remarks about wanting to physically confront President Trump.

What’s most alarming is the level of coordination and suppression of critical information that has taken place. The January 6th Committee’s deliberate omission of Ornato’s testimony is a glaring example of how narratives are manufactured and exculpatory evidence is buried to preserve a politically convenient story.

It is now clear that the narrative spun by the January 6th Committee and echoed by the media was not only misleading but intentionally so. The suppression of evidence that could exonerate President Trump and shed light on the true nature of the security failures on January 6th represents a grave injustice not only to those directly involved but to the American public, who deserve transparency and truth.

As this new House report comes to light, it serves as a critical counter-narrative, providing Americans with the “other side of the story” that was so desperately needed. It’s time for a reevaluation of the events of January 6, 2021, based on the full spectrum of evidence, not just the selectively-curated tidbits that serve the interests of one political faction.

Robert Chernin

Robert Chernin

Robert B. Chernin has brought his years of political consulting and commentary back to radio. As a longtime entrepreneur, business leader, fundraiser and political confidant, Robert has a unique perspective with insights not heard anyway else. Robert has consulted on federal and statewide campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, senatorial, and presidential level. He served in leadership roles in the presidential campaigns of President George W. Bush as well as McCain for President. He led Florida’s Victory 2004’s national Jewish outreach operations as Executive Director. In addition, he served on the President’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Robert co-founded and served as president of the Electoral Science Institute, a non-profit organization that utilizes behavioral science to increase voter participation and awareness. Robert can be heard on multiple radio stations and viewed on the “Of the People” podcast where you get your podcasts.