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LetMyPeopleVote

(149,311 posts)
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 09:20 PM Mar 2021

Rep. Jim Jordan's false claim that Pelosi denied a request for National Guard troops

Speaker Pelosi did not turn down National Guard help https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/01/jordans-false-claim-that-pelosi-denied-request-national-guard-troops/

Capitol Police requested National Guard help prior to January 6th. That request was denied by Speaker Pelosi and her Sergeant at Arms.”

— Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), in a tweet, Feb. 15, 2021.....

The Pinocchio Test
Without evidence, Jordan asserted that House Speaker Pelosi had denied a request for National Guard troops two days before the insurrection. Instead, public testimony shows she did not even hear about the request until two days later. Jordan also tried to pin the blame on the House sergeant-at-arms, but testimony shows the Senate sergeant-at-arms also was not keen about the idea.

We will keep an eye on this issue in case new information emerges that would result in a new rating. But for the moment, Jordan earns Four Pinocchios for his tweet. Speculation is not the same as evidence.
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Rep. Jim Jordan's false claim that Pelosi denied a request for National Guard troops (Original Post) LetMyPeopleVote Mar 2021 OP
They all will get worse, and worse..Thank You for posting...K and R Stuart G Mar 2021 #1
I'm guessing this is a hot on talk radio underpants Mar 2021 #6
Making up their own facts, as usual. Ohiogal Mar 2021 #2
Spreading another Big Lie Kid Berwyn Mar 2021 #3
People are saying..... Haggard Celine Mar 2021 #4
Speaker Pelosi should take away his bathroom privileges and make him stand in the corner... KY_EnviroGuy Mar 2021 #5
She should sue him for slander kimbutgar Mar 2021 #7
This is really not worded well ... Hugh_Lebowski Mar 2021 #8
It is not really "without evidence" he actually knows Bev54 Mar 2021 #9
Gym's as bright as a 5 watt light bulb Blue Owl Mar 2021 #10
Good god do these people suck. Initech Mar 2021 #11
How do they get away with just making stuff up like this? Clash City Rocker Mar 2021 #12

Stuart G

(38,684 posts)
1. They all will get worse, and worse..Thank You for posting...K and R
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 09:24 PM
Mar 2021

Their leader tells lies, so they want to tell worse lies...Perhaps if their leader goes to jail,,
they will stop, but I wouldn't bet on it..

underpants

(184,074 posts)
6. I'm guessing this is a hot on talk radio
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 09:51 PM
Mar 2021

I haven’t listened a whole lot recently.

Jordan and the rest of them just echo what’s already in the chamber.

Ohiogal

(32,896 posts)
2. Making up their own facts, as usual.
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 09:27 PM
Mar 2021

Jordan is a national embarrassment. I apologize in behalf of all decent Ohioans for this idiot.

KY_EnviroGuy

(14,543 posts)
5. Speaker Pelosi should take away his bathroom privileges and make him stand in the corner...
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 09:43 PM
Mar 2021

and send him home with his ID badge flipped to red for lying to his mates in class....

 

Hugh_Lebowski

(33,643 posts)
8. This is really not worded well ...
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 10:08 PM
Mar 2021

"Jordan also tried to pin the blame on the House sergeant-at-arms, but testimony shows the Senate sergeant-at-arms also was not keen about the idea."

It is unfortunately unclear what the author is suggesting that the Sergeant
'was not keen' about. A logical reading suggests that he wasn't keen about the Capitol Police getting National Guard help, given that's the topic at hand.

Bev54

(10,603 posts)
9. It is not really "without evidence" he actually knows
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 10:14 PM
Mar 2021

it is a complete lie but as a republican feels quite comfortable outright lying to supporters.

Initech

(100,613 posts)
11. Good god do these people suck.
Mon Mar 1, 2021, 10:50 PM
Mar 2021

They have no redeeming qualities whatsoever. Just a big steaming pile of suck.

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