White House calls Jan. 6 text revelations ‘disappointing’

White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiThe Memo: Biden faces check in tornadoes’ aftermath Police say smash-and-grab robberies organized with Snapchat, different apps: report Taiwan protection ministry says full Chinese invasion could be very troublesome MORE on Tuesday stated text messages between Fox News hosts and former President Trump(*6*)Donald TrumpRepublicans fret over Trump’s affect in Missouri Senate race Jan. 6 panel votes to carry Meadows in contempt Senate confirms first Korean-American lady as federal appeals decide MORE’s chief of employees on Jan. 6 have been “disappointing” as a result of they confirmed the hosts expressing concern in non-public however “spreading lies and conspiracy” in public. 

“It’s disappointing and unfortunately not surprising that some of the very same individuals who were willing to warn, condemn, and express horror over what happened on Jan. 6 in private were totally silent in public, or even worse, were spreading lies and conspiracy theories and continued to since that time,” Psaki informed reporters when requested concerning the newly revealed messages at a briefing.

“Unfortunately, we’ve seen a trend from the same individuals,” Psaki added.

Former Trump chief of employees Mark MeadowsMark MeadowsJan. 6 panel votes to carry Meadows in contempt Meadows texts present Hannity, Don Jr. needed Trump to cease Jan. 6 riot Meadows lawyer argues contempt referral could be opposite to legislation MORE offered the messages to the choose committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, and the panel launched them on Monday.


The data confirmed that Fox News hosts Sean HannitySean Patrick HannityJan. 6 panel votes to carry Meadows in contempt Meadows texts present Hannity, Don Jr. needed Trump to cease Jan. 6 riot Left and proper take purpose at Big Tech — and the First Amendment MORE, Laura IngrahamLaura Anne IngrahamJan. 6 panel votes to carry Meadows in contempt Meadows texts present Hannity, Don Jr. needed Trump to cease Jan. 6 riot Trump says his Jan. 6 speech was ‘extraordinarily calming’ MORE and Brian Kilmeade all pleaded with Meadows on Jan. 6 to get Trump to quell the violence on the Capitol.

“Mark, president needs to tell people in the Capitol to go home. This is hurting all of us. He is destroying his legacy,” Ingraham texted him.

Hannity requested whether or not Trump may make a press release and ask individuals to depart the Capitol.

“Please get him on TV. Destroying everything you have accomplished,” wrote Kilmeade. 


The hosts went on to reduce Trump’s and his supporters’ position within the violence on their applications, as an alternative condemning the riot and pointing to actions from different teams. 

Ingraham, for example, went on her program and prompt, with out proof, that the assault was perpetrated by members of the left-wing group antifa. 

“From a chaotic Washington tonight, earlier today the Capitol was under siege by people who can only be described as antithetical to the MAGA movement,” Ingraham stated on her present on Jan. 6, according to The New York Times.

“Now, they were likely not all Trump supporters, and there are some reports that antifa sympathizers may have been sprinkled throughout the crowd.”


The messages have been amongst dozens that Meadows acquired from lawmakers and staffers amid the violence on Jan. 6, in keeping with the committee. The data confirmed that Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpCourtroom orders launch of some redacted passages of Mueller report How Trump makes use of fundraising emails to stay undisputed chief of the GOP Donald Trump Jr. joins Cameo MORE, the president’s eldest son, additionally pleaded with him to get Trump to publicly disavow the violence.

“We need an Oval Office address. He has to lead now. It has gone too far and gotten out of hand,” Trump Jr. wrote in a single message.

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