Morning Jolt: Cause and Effect from Last Wednesday’s Chaos

On the menu today: Examining cause and effect in the sequence of Wednesday's chaos at the U.S. Capitol; Twitter bans President Trump permanently; Amazon Web Services pulls the plug on Parler; and House majority whip Jim Clyburn says, "Let's give President-elect Biden the 100 days he needs to get his agenda off and running, and maybe we'll send the articles sometime after that." Oh, and Alex Jones found a conspiracy theory that's too farfetched, even for him.

Who Could Have Prevented Wednesday's Violence?

Six events, in sequence:

One: At 8:17 a.m. Wednesday morning, Donald Trump tweeted, "All Mike Pence has to do is send them back to the States, AND WE WIN. Do it Mike, this is a time for extreme courage!"

Shortly after noon, Trump said at the Save America Rally:

If Mike Pence does the right thing, we win the election. All he has to do. This is from the number one ...

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Cause and Effect from Last Wednesday's Chaos

On the menu today: Examining cause and effect in the sequence of Wednesday's chaos at the U.S. Capitol; Twitter bans President Trump permanently; Amazon Web Services pulls the plug on Parler; and House majority whip Jim Clyburn says, "Let's give President-elect Biden the 100 days he needs to get his agenda off and running, and maybe we'll send the articles sometime after that." Oh, and Alex Jones found a conspiracy theory that's too farfetched, even for him.

Who Could Have Prevented Wednesday's Violence?

Six events, in sequence:

One: At 8:17 a.m. Wednesday morning, Donald Trump tweeted, "All Mike Pence has to do is send them back to the States, AND WE WIN. Do it Mike, this is a time for extreme courage!"

Shortly after noon, Trump said at the Save America Rally:

If Mike Pence does the right thing, we win the election. All he has to do. This is from the number one ...   READ MORE

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