On today’s episode, I discuss the aftermath of the insurrection at the Capitol. Please look below the tweets for the news sources cited.
100 People Who Stormed the Capitol. In pictures via TMZ.
Richard Barnett of Arkansas:
Adam Johnson of Florida
Doug Jenson of Des Moins
Thomas Baranyi from New Jersey:
Elizabeth from Knoxville, TN:
Tom Gionet, aka “Baked Alaska”
JOSH HAWSLEY & TED CRUZ
TWEETS & VIDEOS
Forbes: Maryland Governor Says Pentagon ‘Repeatedly Denied’ Approval To Send National Guard To Capitol
PoliticsUSA: Trump Allies Are More Angry About His Twitter Ban Than The Murder Of A Capitol Police Officer
NBC News: Man pictured with foot on desk in Pelosi’s office is arrested
RawStory: Georgia woman trampled to death in Capitol riot was obsessed with pro-Trump conspiracies
Houston Chronicle: Editorial: Resign, Senator Cruz. Your lies cost lives.
Reuters: Missouri senator’s home-state paper: Hawley has ‘blood on his hands’
Washington Post: ‘The storm is here’: Ashli Babbitt’s journey from capital ‘guardian’ to invader
Forbes: Woman Possibly ‘Crushed To Death’: These Are The Five People Who Died Amid Pro-Trump Riots
PBS: FBI warned of white supremacists in law enforcement 10 years ago. Has anything changed?
CNN: DC police made far more arrests at the height of Black Lives Matter protests than during the Capitol clash
Washington Post: Fourteen days that will test our democracy
The Guardian: Mark Esper fired as Pentagon chief after contradicting Trump
New York Times: Betsy DeVos, education secretary, is the second cabinet member to resign.
Mother Jones: DeVos Quit Over This Week’s Violence. Sexual Assault Survivor Activists Aren’t Having Any of It.
The Guardian: US Capitol attack: Trump at bay as first Republican senator calls for resignation
NY Mag: Senior Trump Official: We Were Wrong, He’s a ‘Fascist’
New York Post: Far-right streamer ‘Baked Alaska’ stormed Capitol while COVID-19-positive
Yahoo! News: Rev. Raphael Warnock once arrested at US Capitol for praying
New York Times: We’ve Seen the Ugly Truth About America
NY Daily News: AOC demands Trump’s removal and lashes out at ‘craven’ Sen. Ted Cruz
The Globe and Mail: The American narrative has been irreparably fractured
The Nation: It Is Never Too Late to Impeach a Despot
Washington Post: Trump faces mounting demands to leave office or face impeachment for inciting Capitol mob attack
UPDATE 2/13/2021: It’s just come to my attention that the video I often refer to in these episodes about the insurrection—where Trump watched in delight while his followers stormed the Captiol—is only partially true. The private party from which Don Jr. streamed the video of them dancing and celebrating while Trump watched his supporters on TV took place about an hour before his speech, not during the insurrection. My apologies for not seeing this sooner and spreading the very misinformation that I’m trying to counteract! Read more on SNOPES.