Capitol riot ‘incited by the President,’ says former DHS secretary

Capitol riot ‘incited by the President,’ says former DHS secretary

Former Homeland Safety secretary Janet Napolitano advised CNBC's "The News with Shepard Smith" that the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6 was "inci

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Former Homeland Safety secretary Janet Napolitano advised CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” that the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6 was “incited” by President Donald Trump, and criticized him for fueling the “Massive Lie” that the Nov. three election was stolen from him.

“He hasn’t stated what could be essentially the most useful, which is, that he misplaced the election honest and sq., and that  it’s time for the peaceable transition of energy as is the nice custom of our nation,” stated Napolitano, who was Secretary of Homeland Safety from 2009 to 2013.  “…He hasn’t acknowledged that a few of this violence is fueled by what is called the ‘Massive Lie’ and he’s the chief proponent of that.”

An inside Homeland Safety report leaked in 2009 warned that right-wing extremism was on the rise and that it may result in violence. There have been requires Napolitano’s resignation, and he or she was pressured to apologize for a portion of that report that stated extremists might attempt to entice veterans. Napolitano advised host Shepard Smith throughout a Tuesday night interview that white nationalists have solely turn into extra harmful because the report. 

“I believe the evaluation was usually proper then, and it is definitely been confirmed proper over the succeeding years, and definitely in the course of the previous 4 years, and definitely in the course of the previous a number of weeks,” Napolitano stated. “We have seen a…



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