Storming the Capitol: Press spokeswoman “horrified” by violence – Donald Trump speaks of “love festival”

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At Fox News, ex-President Donald Trump celebrates his support for the January 6 rally. His spokeswoman says she did not expect violence.

  • Donald Trump has been back on the political stage since his appearance at the CPAC conference.
  • In the telephone interview with Fox News, finds Donald Trump Words of praise for the January 6 rally in Washington DC His former press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, but sees it differently.
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Update from Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021, 10:45 a.m .: The then spokeswoman for the White House, Kayleigh McEnany, was “shocked” by the Storm on the Capitol on January sixth. In an interview with the broadcaster Fox-News she said she expected peaceful protests. “I think at the beginning of the day, before everyone went to the rally, everyone expected peace,” recalled McEnany from April 2020 until the end of his term in office Donald Trumps Was press spokeswoman.

She has already been to dozens of rallies that have remained peaceful, “and we expected that this day would be the same.” When the news of the Capitalization of the Capitol When you reached the White House, you were “incredulous, shocked, gloomy, sad, horrified by the violence,” said McEnany. This is what happened to many White House employees. “It was, I should say, a widespread feeling, a unified feeling,” she said.

Kayleigh McEnany, Donald Trump’s former White House press secretary

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Donald Trump raves about his fans’ “love festival” in the Capitol

First report from Monday, March 1st, 2021, 9:19 p.m .: Palm Beach – The storm on the Capitol has many names in the US media landscape. This January 6, 2021 is optionally referred to as “national disgrace”, “attack on democracy in the USA”, “attempted revolt” or “right-wing extremist terrorist attack”. Donald Trump now adds a new description and speaks of a “Love festival“Its following.

Donald Trump is back on the political stage.

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Donald Trump calls storming the Capitol “love festival”

Donald Trump He says he doesn’t address those who stormed the Capitol, but rather all the others outside: “The press doesn’t like to talk about it, but the actual number of people in DC was much, much larger. There was an enormous number of people all the way back to the Washington Monument. I don’t mean that Kapitol, I’m talking about the rally itself – and it was a love festival. A beautiful thing.”

Donald Trump continues to rave about: “I don’t think I’ve ever spoken in front of a large crowd. And I’ve made a lot of speeches. Hundreds of thousands of people. ”Trump then accused Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, of guilt Storm on the Capitol to be. After all, there were five-digit numbers of emergency services available to her. In reality, the decision to deploy on the Capitol grounds rests with the Capitol Police, while Nancy Pelosi publicly requested reinforcements.

Donald Trump compares the storming of the Capitol to civil rights demonstrations

Asked by moderator Steve Hilton whether he was happy about the storming of the Capitol, responded Donald Trump with a cross-reference: “No, I hated what I saw there. But what if Washington burns? Or Seattle or Portland or all the other places? Because they are set on fire by the Antifa? Nobody cares. I hate to see that difference. I judge everything I’ve seen about what’s im Kapitol was going on. But that’s a double standard. ”

In the course of the conversation Donald Trump Furthermore, the allegation that he did not watch the demonstration on television and that he did not find out about the assault on the Capitol until he was informed about it. Then he acted immediately. (Mirko Schmid, Friederike Meier)

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