Trump says “we’re going to walk down” to the Capitol and tells the crowd he would be with them.
Trump took the stage at 11:57. “God Bless the U.S.A.” Is playing.
Speech will be widely televised.
Pool neglected to mention that we passed newly elected Rep. Ronny Jackson on the sidewalk as we entered. He gave us a cheerful wave.
Trump has again said VP Pence “has to “come through for us” by sending the election “back to the states.”
Said he had just spoken to Pence and told him “it doesn’t take courage” to object but it would take courage to do
Also piled on Republicans who do not join the objection and urged the crowd to “primary the hell out of the ones” who do not fight.
Critiqued McConnell over the 2k stimulus, mocked Romney.
Said the crowd would “walk down to the Capitol” and that he would be with them.
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Trump said ‘we’re going to walk down” to the Capitol and told the crowd he would be with them.
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“Mike Pence has got to come through for us, and if he doesn’t that will be a sad day.”
He also said Republicans must “fight” and urged the crowd to “primary the hell out of the ones who won’t.”
Mentioned Romney, who was heckled at an airport. “I wonder if he enjoyed his flight in.”
Trump used the word “bullshit” which set off a chant of “bullshit, bullshit, bullshit.”