Pool entered Cabinet Room at 1:49 and POTUS, seared beside VPOTUS and a table full of GOP senators and state officials, began by talking about the IG report, saying he’s been “briefed” on it.

Trump: “It’s a disgrace what’s happened with the things that were done to our country…it’s incredible, far worse than what I ever thought possible.”
“It’s a very sad day when I see that…it was concocted…probably something that’s never happened in the history of our country.”
He then asked Pam Bondi and Kellyanne Conway to speak on the subject and both did.
Bondi spoke as a “law enforcement” person and said “the American people should be terrified that this could happen to you.”
Then POTUS spoke more about it: “They fabricated evidence and they lied to the courts.”
“This was an attempted overthrow and a lot of people were in on it, and they got caught.”
At 1:54, POTUS shifted and began talking about education and other things…more TK
Please check all quotes against transcript.

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