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Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:40 PM

WashPo: Michael Flynn's brother was on the call and resisting emergency pleas for the National Guard

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NEWWWWS -- Michael Flynn's brother was on the call and resisting emergency pleas for the National Guard when the Capitol was under attack Jan. 6. The Army falsely denied it for weeks.


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Reply WashPo: Michael Flynn's brother was on the call and resisting emergency pleas for the National Guard (Original post)
servermsh Jan 2021 OP
SheltieLover Jan 2021 #1
BusyBeingBest Jan 2021 #2
Kaleva Jan 2021 #8
Nevilledog Jan 2021 #3
Cha Jan 2021 #7
malaise Jan 2021 #17
renate Jan 2021 #4
Bluethroughu Jan 2021 #5
Kaleva Jan 2021 #6
BGBD Jan 2021 #12
DeminPennswoods Jan 2021 #18
stillcool Jan 2021 #9
ellie Jan 2021 #10
Wednesdays Jan 2021 #11
winstars Jan 2021 #13
Kaleva Jan 2021 #16
roamer65 Jan 2021 #14
Kaleva Jan 2021 #15

Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:41 PM

1. K&R!

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:47 PM

2. Court martial.

If involved in delaying response, that is.

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Response to BusyBeingBest (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:51 PM

8. There's nothing in the WaPo article that suggests he was involved in delaying.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:48 PM

3. Excerpt


https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/flynn-national-guard-call-riot/2021/01/20/7f4f41ba-5b4c-11eb-aaad-93988621dd28_story.html

The Army falsely denied for days that Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, the brother of disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, was involved in a key meeting during its heavily scrutinized response to the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol.

Charles Flynn confirmed in a statement issued to The Washington Post on Wednesday that he was in the room for a tense Jan. 6 phone call during which the Capitol Police and D.C. officials pleaded with the Pentagon to dispatch the National Guard urgently, but top Army officials expressed concern about having the Guard at the Capitol.

Flynn left the room before the meeting was over, anticipating that then-Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, who was in another meeting, would soon take action to deploy more guard members, he said.

“I entered the room after the call began and departed prior to the call ending as I believed a decision was imminent from the Secretary and I needed to be in my office to assist in executing the decision,” Flynn said.

The general’s presence during the call — which has not previously been reported — came weeks after his brother publicly suggested that President Donald Trump declare martial law and have the U.S. military oversee a redo of the election. There is no indication that Charles Flynn shares his brother’s extreme views or discharged his duties at the Pentagon on Jan. 6 in any manner that was influenced by his brother.

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Response to Nevilledog (Reply #3)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:50 PM

7. Thanks.. Lives Could Have Been Saved!

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Response to Nevilledog (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 06:56 AM

17. Truth will out

I hope they all end up in prison

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:49 PM

4. We thought we were horrified by what managed to leak....

Now that we have an administration who won’t lie to us any more, we are going to seem so blinded and naive in retrospect.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:50 PM

5. Wow! Accountability is the only way to continue

To have a free and safe Democracy.

Traitors need prison time.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 09:50 PM

6. More from the WaPo article

"There is no indication that Charles Flynn shares his brother’s extreme views or discharged his duties at the Pentagon on Jan. 6 in any manner that was influenced by his brother.

It makes sense that Flynn, as the Army’s deputy chief of staff for operations, plans and training, would have been involved in the Pentagon response. The D.C. Guard answers to the president, but the president delegates control over the force to the defense secretary and the Army secretary, essentially leaving it to top Army officials to make critical decisions regarding the District’s military force. Flynn, however, is not in the chain of command."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/flynn-national-guard-call-riot/2021/01/20/7f4f41ba-5b4c-11eb-aaad-93988621dd28_story.html

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Response to Kaleva (Reply #6)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 03:19 AM

12. Yup

People are jumping on his because of who his brother is, but it doesn't seem to me like this Flynn did anything wrong. Whatever happened it was the SecDef who made the call not to send anyone. A lot of people have siblings they'd rather not be associated with.

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Response to BGBD (Reply #12)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 07:07 AM

18. Yes

thanks for pointing that out.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 10:21 PM

9. more rot.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2021, 10:23 PM

10. It's time for a

court martial!

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 03:04 AM

11. K&R. nt

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 03:24 AM

13. This is all you need to know, he was promoted in DECEMBER 2020

From Wikipedia: (is it true?)


"His nomination for promotion to general was submitted to the U.S. Senate on 30 November 2020 and confirmed by voice vote of the full Senate on 20 December 2020."


If its true then WTF?????????????????????????????????????????????

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Response to winstars (Reply #13)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 06:52 AM

16. Christ! I'd want to know a lot more then that before making up my mind.

Like, how many Dems voted in favor of the promotion?

Article gives the impression the Gen. is a straight shooter. I'd look for other articles that may talk about him to get more info. To see if that's the general consensus.

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Response to servermsh (Original post)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 04:33 AM

14. Sedition apparently runs in the family.

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Response to roamer65 (Reply #14)

Thu Jan 21, 2021, 06:47 AM

15. Article clearly states there is no indication the Gen. is similar to his brother

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