September 16, 2022

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection released audio of the OathKeepers responding to former President Donald Trump's tweet that day. This is damning for the extremist militia group and the ex-President.

"Listen to how they reacted to President Trump’s 2:38 tweet in real-time," the Committee tweeted.

"Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement," Trump tweeted before his account was banned. "They are truly on the side of our Country. Stay peaceful!"

"There's no safe place in the United States for any of those motherfuckers" (members of Congress)," a man says.

"That's saying a lot by what he didn't say," one individual can be heard saying.

"He didn't say not to do anything to the congressmen," he added.

"Well, he did not ask them to stand down," one person says. "He just said stand by the Capitol Police, they are on our side, and they are good people. So, uh, it's getting real down there. I got it on TV, and it's, it's looking pretty friggin radical to me."

"CNN said that Trump has egged this on, that he is egging it on, and that he is watching the country burn two weeks before he leaves office," the man said. "He is not leaving office; I don't give a sh*t what they say."

"We are in the main dome right now," a man said. "We are rocking it. They're throwing grenades, they're fricking' shooting people with paintballs, but we're here."

A man responded, "God bless and godspeed and keep going."

CNN was right at the time. Trump egged them on, and he knew exactly what he was doing. Otherwise, he wouldn't have remained silent for three hours while the Capitol was under attack.

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