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CHAPTER 8: Curfew

6:00 PM: District of Columbia curfew takes effect.

6:01 PM: President Trump again tweets, this time not admonishing protestors but ascribing blame to a stolen election:

“These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been badly & unfairly treated for so long,” he says. He then tells them to “Go home with love & in peace. Remember this day forever!”

6:03 PM: William Turton of Bloomberg News tweets a video from the front of the Capitol: “Armored vehicles entering the Capitol just now.”

6:03 PM: White House National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien tweets: “I just spoke with Vice President Pence. He is a genuinely fine and decent man. He exhibited courage today as he did at the Capitol on 9/11 as a Congressman. I am proud to serve with him.”

6:04 PM: A Statement by former President George W. Bush is released: “…To those who are disappointed in the results of the election: Our country is more important than the politics of the moment. Let the officials elected by the people fulfill their duties and represent our voices in peace and safety…”

Betsy Klein of CNN tweets: “A current WH aide tells CNN many of his colleagues worked remotely today ahead of anticipated protests + road closures in DC, and like former colleagues, is casting

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