Former aides told CNN that Donald Trump enjoyed watching his supporters storm the US Capitol.
He was "loving watching the Capitol mob," a former senior White House official told the outlet.
The House impeached Trump last month, charging him with inciting an insurrection.
Former aides to Donald Trump told CNN that Trump enjoyed watching his supporters assault the US Capitol in the final days of his presidency.
The January 6 Capitol riot, which broke out soon after Trump gave a speech near the White House falsely claiming he won the 2020 election, resulted in five deaths, including the killing of a US Capitol Police officer.
For hours, however, he remained largely silent, ensconced at the White House and, reports indicate, consuming cable news.
Trump was "loving watching the Capitol mob," the unnamed former official told CNN. »