A former White House aide said that then-President Donald Trump made her and other staffers ‘look like domestic terrorists’ during the Capitol riot.
Ex-aide Hope Hicks told Ivanka Trump’s chief of staff Julie Radford that President Trump’s actions on January 6, 2021,
Damaged their professional reputation, according to text messages
Newly released by the House select committee investigating the insurrection.
‘In one day he ended every future opportunity that doesn’t include speaking engagements at the local Proud Boys chapter,’
Hope Hicks texted Radford on the day of the riot.
Hope Hicks continued: ‘And all of us that didn’t have jobs lined up will be perpetually unemployed. I’m so mad and upset. We all look like domestic terrorists now.
‘This made us all unemployable. Like untouchable. God I’m so f***ing mad.
Radford replied that she had ‘been crying for a hour’ and said, ‘I know, like there isn’t a chance of finding a job.’
In addition, Radford admitted that she had gotten a ‘blow off email’ from Visa and lost the employment opportunity.