Jack of Diamonds: Former Trump Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Enabler Since 2015

  • Huckabee:“The president in no way, form or fashion has ever promoted or encouraged violence. If anything, quite the contrary.” 

           June 29, 2017 Press briefing in response to a question.

  •  Trump: “So if you see somebody getting ready to throw a tomato, knock the crap out of them, would you? Seriously. Just knock the hell …. I promise you, I will pay for the legal fees. I promise. I promise.”

          Feb. 2016 Cedar Rapids, Iowa rally.

  • Trump, inciting the insurrectionists: “And we fight. We fight like hell. And, if you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore.” 

          Jan. 6, 2021 

“You’ve got two camps right now of people who should speak out and haven’t. The first camp knows Trump is a dangerous and vindictive man but doesn’t want to upend their lives by provoking his ire. The second camp is more nakedly transactional.”

– Miles Taylor, former chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security in the Trump administration