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'Can't you just shoot them?' Trump Pentagon chief says former president wanted to open fire on BLM protesters

Former President Donald Trump angrily demanded to know why he couldn't order the U.S. military to shoot protestors who filled streets around the White House in June 2020 in the aftermath of George Floyd's murder.

That's the explosive revelation contained in former Defense Secretary Mark Esper's soon-to-be-released memoir, according to Mike Allen of Axios.

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Mark Meadows calls Gen. John Kelly a liar in new book

President Donald Trump's chiefs of staff appear to conflict with each other over the tales from their time in the White House.

In Mark Meadows's new book, he claims that Trump never said that "Hitler did great things, as was printed in Michael C. Bender’s book Frankly, We Did Win This Election. I knew that he hadn’t."

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Here are 6 things about Jan. 6 that have been under-reported: former special counsel

Former Department of Defense special counsel Ryan Goodman crafted a list of important things that happened related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. government that have been unreported or underreported and deserve greater amplification.

Taking to Twitter, Goodman first predicted that the day is quickly approaching when the Justice Department will take on former President Donald Trump's "co-conspirator (for lack of a better term) Jeffrey Clark as Attorney General."

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Mark Meadows drops new details on just how bad Trump's COVID illness really was

New York Times reporters Maggie Haberman and Noah Weiland sat down with Mark Meadows to discuss his upcoming book in which he reveals former President Donald Trump received a positive COVID-19 test days before his first debate with President Joe Biden.

Promoting the story on Twitter, Haberman said that Meadows went into great detail about former President Donald Trump's health. The piece explained that Trump "has long been fearful of appearing weak," and in the past, he's tried to hide details about just how sick he was.

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A dress rehearsal for fascism: The complete Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection timeline

Today marks the one-year anniversary of a violent assault on the seat of U.S. democracy.

Like most one-year-olds who get scolded for bad behavior, Republicans aren’t owning up to their role in the insurrection. With the exception of a handful of brave souls who are willing to risk losing their seats for the greater good, congressional Republicans are either pretending January 6 never happened or spinning a fantastical victim narrative where the insurrection was a mere “protest” and the Big Bad Democrats (and Liz Cheney) are being unfair to their twice-impeached, one-term president. Right-wing media is singing from the same hymnal, feeding mass denial among the Republican base, two-thirds of whom still can’t accept that Biden won legitimately.

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All the signs of the Jan. 6 insurrection were there for those who wanted to see them

When Congress convened on Jan. 6, 2021 for a joint session to certify the results of the 2020 election, the warning signs were flashing red that Donald Trump’s followers would lay siege to the US Capitol in an attempt to prevent the peaceful transfer of power.

The most obvious sign was the extraordinary event of a sitting president summoning his followers to Washington DC for a rally to nurse grievances over the election outcome only hours before members of Congress carried out what should typically be a formality of certifying the election. This rally took place as some of Trump’s supporters in Congress had publicly pledged to object to the electoral slates in states narrowly won by Joe Biden, and promoted the idea that Vice President Mike Pence could set aside the electoral votes, raising expectations among the president’s followers that there remained a pathway for Trump to be inaugurated for a second term on Jan. 20, 2021.

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Jared Kushner hated 'overconfident idiots' like Kellyanne Conway and tried to 'box her out' early: book reveals

A slate of new books about President Donald Trump and his final year in the White House has revealed some of the inner workings of the West Wing. Michael Bender's book "Frankly, We Did Win This Election," recalls Kushner's problems with the former campaign manager.

According to Bender, Kushner wasn't paying much attention to Trump's campaign when he was running.

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Brad Parscale convinced Trump to do an early attack ad against Biden — but it fell apart because of Trump's obsession over images: new book

Early on in the 2020 campaign, then-Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale wanted to do an attack ad tying Joe Biden to China. According to Michael Bender's new book, "Frankly, We Did Win This Election," Kellyanne Conway was against it.

"Kellyanne was so confident Brad was wrong that she went to both Trump and the press," Bender wrote. "Brad's idea wasn't unwise—it was unripe, she said. Americans were focused on the pandemic, not the presidential race, and she told Trump his best bet to close the gap was to use his bully pulpit to take on the virus, not Biden. She viewed the political fight over coronavirus as between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. "

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