Blog Post Date: Jan 10th, 2021
Blog Post Last Update: Jan 10th, 2021
All Reports seems to suggest Trump was very happy with the coup!
.@PhilipRucker: "As the President on Jan 6th consumed the live coverage of what was happening at the Capitol, he was, according to people around him, impressed these crowds were fighting for him. He likes to see that all of these hundreds of insurrectionists..." (1/2) #AMRstaff— Andrea Mitchell (@mitchellreports) January 26, 2021
14/ We must know why, as he watched the Capitol be attacked on January 6—threatening Congress and his vice president—Donald Trump was, per various media reports, "pleased," "delighted," "excited," "a little bit happy" and "borderline enthusiastic." What did he think would happen?— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) January 22, 2021
White House officials were shaken by Trump's reaction to a mob of his supporters descending on the Capitol today. He was described to me as borderline enthusiastic because it meant the certification was being derailed. It has genuinely freaked people out.— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) January 7, 2021
I hope this is covered more. He not only incited it; he loved it. https://t.co/WmP0Gur80z— Asha Rangappa (@AshaRangappa_) January 7, 2021