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In the midst of the Capitol Building siege, Trump tried calling Tommy Tuberville but got the wrong senator

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Tommy Tuberville, the most popular wrong number in Washington.
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It appears Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville is a difficult guy to get ahold of.
Earlier this week Rudy Giuliani left a long and rambling message for Tuberville - on somebody else's voicemail.
Yesterday during the Capitol Building siege President Donald Trump attempted to reach Tuberville, but got Utah Sen. Mike Lee instead, according to the Deseret News
There's speculation that both Giuliani and Trump were attempting to reach Tuberville to encourage him to object to the certification of Joe Biden's...
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The Pentagon blocked the DC National Guard from receiving riot gear or interacting with protesters without explicit approval from Trump's defense secretary

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

DC National Guard guardsmen stand outside the U.S. Capitol on January 07, 2021 in Washington, DC. Supporters of President Trump had stormed and desecrated the building the day before as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification.
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The Pentagon placed major restrictions on the DC National Guard leading up to Wednesday's attempted insurrection, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
Officials curtailed the ability of DC guardsmen to deploy troops, receive ammo and riot gear, engage with protesters, share equipment with local police...
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Officers calmly posed for selfies and appeared to open gates for protesters during the madness of the Capitol building insurrection

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The US Capitol Police Force is under fire for its poor handling of Wednesday's insurrection at the Capitol Building.
The mob took more than four hours to control.
Protesters also documented the carnival-like atmosphere within the building during the siege and recorded themselves looting and vandalizing the building.
Critics of the law enforcement response said officers' relative calm was in stark contrast to how Black Lives Matter protesters were handled.
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