Major General William J. Walker, the commanding general of the D.C. National Guard, confirmed many of Americans’ worst suspicions about the January 6th capitol riots in his explosive Senate testimony in early March. The National Guard had been prevented from providing ample security due to what he described as concerns about “optics.
Speaker Pelosi’s role in calling the shots on Congressional security was confirmed by the now-resigned House Sergeant at Arms. It is clear that the Democrats knew that there would be an explosive situation outside the Electoral College as early as March of 2020. It is now indisputable that the Capitol Police and National Guard were told not to do their jobs by effectively being issued “stand down” orders.