Miles Taylor, the former Department of Homeland Security chief of staff known for the anonymous New York Times op-ed criticizing then-President Donald Trump, blasted the “Justice for J6” rally happening later today.
Taylor told MSNBC’s Lindsey Reiser that the upcoming rally is “personally disturbing” since he has lived in Washington D.C. for 20 years.
“I was here in the years after 9/11 and it didn’t feel like this,” he said. “D.C. was built 200 years ago to be this open, expansive city and open like our democracy, but instead of a shining city on a hill, right now it feels like Fortress America.”
He then underscored that today’s rally is in support of “criminals” who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, not