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Ex-Defense Secretary Says Trump Never Ordered Troops

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Former acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller told the House select committee that former President Donald Trump never gave him a formal order to have 10,000 troops ready to be deployed to the Capitol. Trump has previously said that he requested National Guard troops be ready for January 6. Miller later said in the video definitively, "There was no direct, there was no order from the president"
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Video: Hear ex-Trump acting defense secretary contradict Trump under oath

The January 6 committee released new audio of former Trump acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller testifying under oath that no one ordered to have National Guard troops ready to protect the US Capitol on January 6, contradicting assertions made by Trump and his Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Trump did not have 10,000 troops ready to deploy on Jan. 6, his defense secretary says

The House Jan. 6 committee tweeted a clip featuring former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller's testimony.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Trump's defense secretary denies there were orders to have 10K troops ready to deploy on January 6

CNNBy Annie Grayer, CNNFormer acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller told the House select committee investigating the Capitol Hill insurrection that former President Donald Trump never gave him a formal order to have 10,000 troops ready to be deployed to the Capitol on January 6, 2021, according to new video of Miller’s deposition released by the committee.“I was never given any direction or order or knew of any plans of that nature,” Miller sai…

4 months ago·Panama City, United States
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Trump's defense secretary denies there were orders to have 10K troops ready to deploy on January 6 - Local News 8

By Annie Grayer, CNNFormer acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller told the House select committee investigating the Capitol Hill insurrection that former President Donald Trump never gave him a formal order to have 10,000 troops ready to be deployed to the Capitol on January 6, 2021, according to new video of Miller’s deposition released by the committee.“I was never given any direction or order or knew of any plans of that nature,” Miller said i…

4 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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Trump never gave order to ready troops for Jan. 6 deployment, ex-defense secretary testifies

Former President Donald Trump never issued orders to ready 10,000 troops ready to be deployed to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, former acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller told congressional investigators.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Pentagon chief denies Trump's claim he ordered 10,000 troops to secure the Capitol on Jan. 6

The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Congress on Tuesday released another excerpt of testimony they gathered from former officials in Donald Trump's administration. Speaking to the committee, former acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller said the former presid...

4 months ago·United States
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