Mark Meadows Falsely Claims Trump Pushed for National Guard Response, ‘Condemned’ Attack as Part of ‘Immediate Action’ to Capitol Riot

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows pushed two clearly false claims on Fox News on Thursday, after the third day of the Donald Trump’s impeachment trial for inciting the Capitol insurrection.

“We took immediate action,” Meadows claimed after Fox News host Laura Ingraham asked why the former president chose not to tell the rioters to disperse during the hours they were ransacking the Capitol, noting it has been a major talking point from House Democrats during Trump’s Senate trial.

“He wanted our National Guard to be on the ready for any civil unrest that might be there,” Meadows then claimed. “And so he tweeted out a number of things as we were looking at some of this unfold, what we now know
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