'Puts Nixon’s 18 minute gap to shame': Journalists react to bombshell 7-hour Trump call log gap

'Puts Nixon’s 18 minute gap to shame': Journalists react to bombshell 7-hour Trump call log gap

On Tuesday morning, March 29, Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa reported that “internal White House records from the day of the” January 6, 2021 “attack on the U.S. Capitol that were turned over to the House select committee show a gap in President Donald Trump’s phone logs of seven hours and 37 minutes, including the period when the building was being violently assaulted.” After this news broke, it didn’t take long for social media to be inundated with reactions.

Politico's Zack Stanton posted:

Kyle Cheney of Politico noted some of the prominent Republicans Trump was in touch with during that period:

The New Yorker's Susan Glasser commented:

Here are some more reactions:


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