Trump’s Clever Surprise Attack on the U.S. Congress

Jim Mason
3 min readJul 28, 2021

It was a stealth attack, with a diversionary maneuver and three-staged leadership, that almost succeeded

The events in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021, and leading up to that day, are gradually becoming clearer, and we can hope that the Congressional Committee to study those events will fill out the picture in sharp detail. But even now we can see parts of the finished picture and make a rough sketch of the likely plans behind it.

Trump has claimed many times that he knows more than anyone, including his…

Jim Mason

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