Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) responded to Rep. Eric Swalwell’s (D-CA) suit against him by blaming Trump for the insurrection.
Brooks’s lawyers wrote successful a tribunal filing:
SIX MONTHS AGO this morning. Rep Mo Brooks (R-AL) gives "Today is the time American patriots commencement taking down names and kicking ass" speech
Per caller civilian lawsuit filing, Brooks says helium lone gave the code due to the fact that the White House asked him to bash so. pic.twitter.com/bJSvWtndCE
— Scott MacFarlane (@MacFarlaneNews) July 6, 2021
Brooks made 2 points successful his filing. The congressman claimed that helium lone gave the code due to the fact that the Trump White House asked him to and that helium coordinated with the White House connected the speech.
The Trump White House was successful interaction with the radical who attacked the Capitol earlier January 6. The rally that brought the attackers to the Capitol was paid for by the Trump campaign.
Now, Rep. Brooks is suggesting that the White House had input connected the speeches that led to the attack.
All of this accusation points successful 1 direction.
The Trump White House communicated, coordinated, funded, and incited the onslaught connected the Capitol successful a bid to halt the predetermination from being certified, which they thought would support Donald Trump successful power.
Eric Swalwell’s suit is paying dividends and starring to invaluable accusation that volition assistance the 1/6 Select Committee successful the House way down the roots and causes of the program to onslaught the Capitol connected January 6, 2021.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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