A claim by the House Jan. 6 Select Committee vice-chair that President Donald Trump did not order the use of National Guard troops in the District of Columbia on Jan. 6 is true because that would have been a violation of the law, former Department of Defense aide Kash Patel says.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) told Bret Baier of Fox News that Trump “never issued any order to deploy the National Guard to protect the Capitol.”
Patel said that Trump authorized up to 20,000 National Guard troops for use in D.C. or elsewhere on Jan. 6, but that those troops were later rejected by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the U.S. Capitol Police….https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics

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