Open Tabs: Late Sedition

Guys, The Rolling Stone reports what is very likely the smoking gun story of the insurrection.

As the House investigation into the Jan. 6 attack heats up, some of the planners of the pro-Trump rallies that took place in Washington, D.C., have begun communicating with congressional investigators and sharing new information about what happened when the former president’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Two of these people have spoken to Rolling Stone extensively in recent weeks and detailed explosive allegations that multiple members of Congress were intimately involved in planning both Trump’s efforts to overturn his election loss and the Jan. 6 events that turned violent.

Spoiler Alert: Representatives included. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Lauren Boebert (R-CO), Mo Brooks (R-AL), Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). Paul Gosar dangled pardons for the insurrectionists, so it kinda seems like they all knew what they were doing was, uh, illegal ahead of time.

All of these traitors should be expelled from Congress if this proves to be true. Also note, expelling a member requires a ⅔ vote, so unlikely to happen.

Rolling Stone separately confirmed a third person involved in the main Jan. 6 rally in D.C. has communicated with the committee. This is the first report that the committee is hearing major new allegations from potential cooperating witnesses. While there have been prior indications that members of Congress were involved, this is also the first account detailing their purported role and its scope. The two sources also claim they interacted with members of Trump’s team, including former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, who they describe as having had an opportunity to prevent the violence.

I hate unsourced stories, but you can definitely see why these sources do not want to go on the record. Yet.  According to the article, the sources going to testify in public, and thus revealing their identities.

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6 Responses to Open Tabs: Late Sedition

  1. jetsam359 says:

    (CNN)…”At least five former Trump administration staffers have voluntarily spoken with the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, CNN has learned.”

    You can read about it here…

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/26/politics/trump-white-house-january-6/index.html

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  2. w3ski4me says:

    Despite the current lackadaisical attitude of both government and news that seems to indicate otherwise, I still hope for an accounting in court. So many laws were ignored during his reign, it’s hard to know where to start. Treason comes to mind, but that may just be me.
    If we do another Nixon this time, we are lost as a country of law. It’s that’s simple, he fries, or we might as well close up the courthouses.
    w3ski

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  3. roket says:

    Hmm. Mark Meadows had an opportunity to prevent the violence? He ain’t the only one.

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