Trump to Miller, Patel: You’re going to need 10,000 troops at the Capitol

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In a meeting with recently promoted Defense Dept. leaders Christopher Miller and Kashyap Patel, Donald Trump says 10,000 National Guard members will need to be in D.C. for his Save America / Stop The Steal “wild protest” on January 6.

They were meeting with President Trump on “an Iran issue,” Miller told me. But then the conversation switched gears. The president, Miller recalled, asked how many troops the Pentagon planned to turn out the following day. “We’re like, ‘We’re going to provide any National Guard support that the District requests,’” Miller responded. “And [Trump] goes, ‘You’re going to need 10,000 people.’ No, I’m not talking bullshit. He said that. And we’re like, ‘Maybe. But you know, someone’s going to have to ask for it.’”

Vanity Fair

Trump never does ask for it, and — as far as we know — doesn’t tell anyone else that they’ll need it. The decision is left up to Mayor Muriel Bowser who doesn’t expect the event to be anything the DC police alone can’t handle.

Update: We later discover that Miller blocked the National Guard before this meeting with Trump ever happened. The Vanity Fair interview is a fluff piece. The author, Adam Ciralsky, is a former CIA agent who was placed on unpaid leave in the ’90s when intel suggested he may be sharing secrets with Israel.

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Photo: New Jersey National Guard

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Dates on Trump File reflect when something happens, not when it's first reported.

In a meeting with recently promoted Defense Dept. leaders Christopher Miller and Kashyap Patel, Donald Trump says 10,000 National Guard members will need to be in D.C. for his Save America / Stop The Steal “wild protest” on January 6.

They were meeting with President Trump on “an Iran issue,” Miller told me. But then the conversation switched gears. The president, Miller recalled, asked how many troops the Pentagon planned to turn out the following day. “We’re like, ‘We’re going to provide any National Guard support that the District requests,’” Miller responded. “And [Trump] goes, ‘You’re going to need 10,000 people.’ No, I’m not talking bullshit. He said that. And we’re like, ‘Maybe. But you know, someone’s going to have to ask for it.’”

Vanity Fair

Trump never does ask for it, and — as far as we know — doesn’t tell anyone else that they’ll need it. The decision is left up to Mayor Muriel Bowser who doesn’t expect the event to be anything the DC police alone can’t handle.

Update: We later discover that Miller blocked the National Guard before this meeting with Trump ever happened. The Vanity Fair interview is a fluff piece. The author, Adam Ciralsky, is a former CIA agent who was placed on unpaid leave in the ’90s when intel suggested he may be sharing secrets with Israel.

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Vanity Fair

Adam Ciralsky

Photo: New Jersey National Guard

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