Carol Leonnig: Trump Gleefully’ Watched Supporters Charge The Capitol

One thing that both the riots last year after George Floyd’s murder and the January 6 riot reveal is that the President is not the real power in the US. In both situations, the President’s wishes were overruled by the wider overlords of the system in the military, intelligence, police, finance, business, industry, and technology.

Washington Post reporters and authors of ‘I Alone Can Fix It’ Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker discuss Trump’s reaction to the January 6th insurrection and the political ramifications for many of the former president’s staff who ignored the warning signs about the impeding riot.

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