The National Guard were ordered to be sitting ducks.
Authorities weren't even allowed to use weapons, wear helmets or body armor, interact physically with protestors, employ riot control agents, or even make arrests, per Christopher Miller, Trump's then-acting defense secretary.
He *ensured* that the insurrection would succeed. pic.twitter.com/8dOeIMtMQM
— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) January 31, 2021