House panel to play outtakes of Trump struggling with post-Jan. 6 speech

Posted on AllSides July 21st, 2022
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The House Jan. 6 committee plans to show late Thursday outtakes of former President Donald Trump struggling to complete a recorded speech to the nation on the day after the U.S. Capitol riot.

Advisers urged Mr. Trump to make the speech, but it did not go well. He wanted to call the Capitol rioters patriots, did not want to hold them to account and refused to say the election was over, according to The Washington Post, citing people familiar with the footage.

“The president displayed extreme difficulty in completing his...

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