Skip to comments.Ex-WH Adviser: 'I Was in the Room' When Trump Requested National Guard for Jan. 6
Posted on 08/05/2022 9:16:01 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
Keith Kellogg, a onetime national security adviser to former President Donald Trump and ex-Vice President Mike Pence, recently backed up Trump's long-standing claim that the National Guard had been offered to U.S. Capitol Police days before the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol.
When he retweeted a Washington Times Opinion tweet covering congressional investigations and taxpayer transparency, Kellogg dropped this nugget on July 29.
The retweet-text: "Great OpEd. Reinforces my earlier comment on 6 Jan Cmte. Has quote from DOD IG Report regarding 3 Jan 2021 meeting with Actg Def Secy Miller/CJCS Milley in the Oval on the 6 Jan NG request by POTUS on troops needed. I was in the room."
Kellogg, whose book "War by Other Means" covers the Trump presidency in great detail, presumably tweeted that he has a quote from the Department of Defense's inspector general regarding the January 3, 2021, meeting with Trump acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley.
The Oval Office meeting was about a National Guard request by Trump regarding troops needed for the upcoming rally on Jan. 6.
And on July 27, Kellogg tweeted the following:
"To be clear on 6 Jan/NG. Pg 199 of my book, 'On 3 Jan the President asked the Def Dept to deploy NG troops' into DC for J6 contingencies. OK for J6 Cmte to publicly release my full sworn testimony. Release Army Guard and DC Mayor J6 testimonies as well. Would be illuminating."
Kellogg presumably revealed that then-President Trump had discussed deploying the Guard to Washington before January 6, 2021. Kellogg was also granting the House Jan. 6 panel permission to release his sworn testimony in full.
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Of course Liz Freisler has no interest in what he has to say.
Next Jan.6 kangaroo court session.
Here is the testimony of.....
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Is he just now speaking up about that fact?
That’s what I was thinking. Where has he been?
Don’t forget a broken water main…
Liz Cheney who I equate with Judge Freisler the Nazi hanging judge.
Counterpunching begins. Go for it Keith.
Don’t know about him but some may be snubbing subpoenas over the issue of separation of powers.
They will NEVER releazse the TRUTH!
The defense is not allowed at Lizzie’s trial.
Just looking forward this J6 witchhunt collapsing in November & Piglosi being retired & investigated after midterms.
“Of course Liz Freisler has no interest in what he has to say.”
Oh, good one! Liz certainly does have the Freisler shtick down pat.
If Trump requested the National Guard be mobilized on January 3rd then why wasn’t it? As Commander-in-Chief isn’t it within his authority? The D.C. mayor, the Capitol police, and Pelosi and McConnell have no say in the matter.
“Is he just now speaking up about that fact?”
Timing is everything. The J6 committee needs to fail bigly and relatively close to the election. Emotions and memory fade over time.
The indignation of being fooled is best dealt with in the privacy of the voting booth.
That theory may work if Kellogg can get enough people to listen to him, but coming out with new facts at start of the weekend won’t be the way it’s done.
He going need to make a lot of noise to even get noticed at all.
Witness who will not be heard from Lizard’s Kangaroo Court.
There probably is less than 7 degrees of separation between Liz Cheney & Roland Freisler, for sure. 🙂
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