WASHINGTON, DC – On June 9th, the televised broadcast of the January 6 committee hearings kicked off, and it didn’t take long for omissions and misrepresentations to unfold in order to cater to the narrative this House select committee is so desperately holding onto.
During the televised hearing, Republican Rep. Liz Cheney discussed one of the tweets made by former President Trump on the day of the Capitol incident, framing his online post as though Trump was advocating for unlawful activity at the Capitol.
“Donald Trump tweeted that he did not condemn the attack, instead, he justified it. ‘These are the things and events that happen,’ he said, ‘when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long.’ As you will see in the hearings to come, President Trump believed his supporters at the Capitol, and I quote, were doing what they should be doing.”
However, as seen on the projected image above the seated members of the House select committee, Rep. Cheney managed to omit one key portion of Trump’s Twitter post from the day of the Capitol incident – in that he ended the message with, “Go home with love & in peace. Remember this day forever!”
Needless to say, that is a rather critical piece of information to audibly omit when going on a diatribe that somehow the former president was calling for lawlessness – considering he literally broadcast a message calling for those at the Capitol to not only “go home” but to do so “with love & in peace.”
On the same day of the first airing of the January 6 committee hearing, Fox News personality Tucker Carlson opened his show with a monologue mentioning how Fox News isn’t going to be live airing these hearings, with Carlson calling these hearings essentially a charade.
“This is the only hour on an American news channel that won’t be covering their propaganda live. They are lying and we are not going to help them do it.”
Carlson lambasted other mainstream news outlets for ditching coverage of current matters like the economy, inflation, and how the United States has been agitating a nuclear superpower to instead air a hearing about a few-hour riot from a year and a half ago.
“In the meantime, in the 18 months since January 6, gas prices have doubled. Drug ODs have reached their highest point ever. The U.S. economy is now careening toward a devastating recession at best and scariest and least noted of all, this country has never in its history been closer to a nuclear war.
“Yet the other networks can’t be bothered to cover any of that tonight. Instead, they’ve interrupted their regularly scheduled programming to bring you yet another extended primetime harangue from Nancy Pelosi and Liz Cheney about Donald Trump and QAnon. The whole thing is insulting. In fact, it’s deranged and we’re not playing along.”
This piece was written by Gregory Hoyt on June 10, 2022. It originally appeared in RedVoiceMedia.com and is used by permission.
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