NOTE: a claim made in this article about the DC national guard has been corrected as of 9/13/2022. That correction can be read following the original, unaltered claim so that you can see the mistake made and read the truth of the matter.
With President Biden failing miserably in his first year in office, the Democrats are using today’s anniversary of the January 6th Capitol protests to blame former President Donald Trump and his supporters for their “insurrection.”
What is not getting coverage in the mainstream media is the fact that President Trump (at the time) had requested for the national guard to be called up days before, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Capitol police refused to take the help, allowing for embedded ANTIFA radicals to enter the Capitol building on the 6th. (NOTE: the National Guard claim is somewhat incorrect. According to the Epoch Times, Trump did request the National Guard be called up before Jan. 6th, but the DC Mayor didn’t use it. Further, there is no evidence Pelosi blocked the Guard from being deployed that day and, in any case, the D.C. National Guard is controlled by the U.S. president and the executive branch, not by the Speaker of the House.)
There are some conservatives who are speaking out reminding America of who is responsible for January 6th. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) asserted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) shared blame for the riot that occurred on January 6 at the U.S. Capitol.
Stefanik, who serves as House GOP Conference chair, released a statement on the eve of the Capitol breach’s anniversary, thanking law enforcement for their work to control the riotous behavior but condemning Pelosi for ultimately being the one “responsible” for leaving the Capitol prone to attack.
Read my statement here 👇👇👇 https://t.co/DGKYmNwwzQ
— Rep. Elise Stefanik (@RepStefanik) January 5, 2022
Stefanik called it “unacceptable” that despite Pelosi’s partisan nine-person investigatory committee persisting with its probe into the riot, “one year later the American people still do not have answers as to why the Capitol was left so vulnerable.”
Stefanik said in reference to the committee targeting former President Donald Trump and dozens of his closest allies with subpoenas – “Rather than focusing on improving the security of the Capitol and adopting all the recommendations from the U.S. Capitol Police, Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats are instead using their illegitimate partisan sham of a committee to shred Constitutional precedent and punish their political opponents,”
On Monday Stefanik along with Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Jim Banks (R-IN), and Rodney Davis (R-IL) led a call with reporters who emphasized their stance that Pelosi’s January 6 committee is in fact a “cover-up” for Pelosi’s own transgressions.
They pointed to a letter Davis, the House Administration Committee ranking member, sent to Pelosi on Monday in which he accused the speaker of obstructing records related to security preparedness of the Capitol from the Sergeant-at-Arms, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the House General Counsel, all of whom, Davis said, report to Pelosi.
Stefanik on Wednesday also reiterated that the January 6 committee has essentially deemed Pelosi exempt from blame for the riot, despite Pelosi’s history of overseeing security-related actions of the Capitol like installing magnetometers, holding a briefing on security preparedness ahead of a September 18 rally, and limiting Capitol visitation because of coronavirus.
January 6 committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) told CNN last July. “Well, if you look at the charge that we have in the resolution, it says the facts and circumstances around January 6. I don’t see the speaker being part and parcel to that,
In her statement, Stefanik declared, “The American people deserve to know that the ONLY office that is off-limits to this investigation is the Speaker’s office.”
“The fact is that Nancy Pelosi bears responsibility as Speaker of the House for leaving the Capitol so vulnerable despite multiple warnings and requests, and now she is responsible for the cover-up of that fact,” Stefanik concluded.
Today is Democratic political theater and those trying to use the events that took place on January 6th, 2021 for political gain, should be ashamed of themselves.
Written By: Eric Thompson, host of the Eric Thompson Show.
This story syndicated with permission from Eric Thompson Show