A line of messages sent by the son of the former President of the United States, Donald Trump, A former senior White House adviser, Mark Meadows, at the time of the violent outbreak of Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, revealed his son’s demand for a speedy condemnation of the incident.
The announcements were made as part of the commission of inquiry into the incident, which came as a protest expressing a lack of recognition of the results of the US presidential election and support for the outgoing president. “He must condemn this shit as soon as possible, the Capitol Police tweet is not enough,” Trump Jr. wrote. In another statement from the former president’s son, it read: “The incident has gone far, it is out of control, he must take the reins now.”
During the committee meeting, further correspondence was read out between his advisers, other legislators and journalists, who alerted to the incident in real time and called on the president’s advisers to respond quickly to what was happening. “The president should calm the situation, immediately!”, Read one of them. “The president needs to send his people home, it hurts us all, he is destroying his legacy,” another statement said.
Recall, at the time of the incident, the former president posted a video in which he called on his supporters to “go home”, while continuing to express his displeasure against the alleged “election fraud”.
Trump in a message to protesters during riots in the Capitol: “Go home”