Former President Donald Trump praised House Speaker Mike Johnson for having the “courage and fortitude” to release the Jan. 6 tapes to the public.
Former President Donald Trump praised House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) for “having the courage and fortitude” to begin releasing over 40,000 hours of footage from the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol incident.
The tapes, of which roughly 90 hours have already been released with more expected to come on Monday, show the Capitol premises during the events of Jan. 6, when protesters angered by what they saw as a stolen 2020 presidential election stormed the Capitol.
President Trump’s political rivals have sought to portray the events of Jan. 6 as an “insurrection” and in April 2021 the House approved a single article of impeachment against…
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