Saturday, July 31

Dan Sullivan

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‘This is really f—ed up down here’: GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan called Mark Milley during the Jan. 6 riot and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators, book says

Sullivan told Milley on Jan. 6 that a tentative plan to move senators by bus could present danger. Senators had already been rushed to a secure location within the Capitol after the riot broke out. Pelosi and Schumer later got on a call with Pentagon leaders to express alarm at the response. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. After Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska surveyed the harrowing scene at the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, he called General Mark Milley and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators by bus, an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Washington Post reporters Carol D. Leonnig an...