'Trump is a disgrace': Right-wing news site delivers blistering op-ed on the former president

'Trump is a disgrace': Right-wing news site delivers blistering op-ed on the former president
Former President Donald Trump speaking at a rally at the Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona on July 24, 2021, Gage Skidmore
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A right-wing news outlet is blasting former President Donald Trump in a blistering new editorial released in wake of former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony during the House Select Committee hearing on Tuesday.

Following the incriminating hearing, The Washington Examiner released an op-ed with its assessment of the latest revelations. According to HuffPost, Hutchinson's testimony appears to confirm that the former president was well aware of the fact that his supporters were "armed and potentially violent but encouraged them to help him overthrow the 2020 election anyway."

Hutchinson also shed light on a confrontation involving Trump and a secret service agent. According to the former aide, who worked as a staffer for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, "a Secret Service agent told her that Trump tried to grab the wheel of his armored limousine to turn back to the Capitol when the Secret Service informed him they’d be unable to take him there on Jan. 6."

The Washington Examiner also emphasized the fact that Hutchinson, who was 25 years of age when she worked in the White House, had already worked in some of the highest-ranking positions in politics and was "a conservative Trumpist true believer and a tremendously credible one at that.” The news outlet also explained why her disturbing account was believable.

“What Hutchinson relayed was disturbing. She gave believable accounts of White House awareness that the planned Jan. 6 rally could turn violent. She repeated testimony that Trump not only knew that then-Vice President Mike Pence’s life had been credibly threatened that day but also that he was somewhere between uncaring and actually approving of Pence’s danger,” the site said.

The outlet added, “Hutchinson’s testimony confirmed a damning portrayal of Trump as unstable, unmoored, and absolutely heedless of his sworn duty to effectuate a peaceful transition of presidential power.”

In conclusion, The Examiner made it clear that Trump should be nowhere near a position of power ever again. “Trump is a disgrace. Republicans have far better options to lead the party in 2024," the site concluded. "No one should think otherwise, much less support him, ever again.”

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