Intelligence lapses and military tactics drove Capitol attack.. Judge rips Capitol rioter’s Trump defense

WASHINGTON – A Jan. 5 FBI memo that warned of armed extremists’ plans to violently attack the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 never made it to the Capitol police chief, a hearing Tuesday revealed.

A federal judge is signaling that she’s not a big fan of an increasingly common defense emerging from lawyers for those charged in the Capitol Riot: President Donald Trump made me do it.

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