Fox contributor Sean Duffy floats conspiracy theory Nancy Pelosi had foreknowledge of U.S. Capitol attack and then let it happen

Duffy: “Why didn't [Pelosi] bring in the National Guard? What did Mitch McConnell know? What did AOC know?”

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WILL CAIN (CO-HOST): Why did they neglect to call witnesses? They could have drug this thing out further. Why didn't they, Rachel?

RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY ( FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): Will, that's a great question and frankly when all of that came out I was like great, let's get witnesses, and it's so funny how quickly everything shut down as soon as the question of bringing up Nancy Pelosi as a witness was brought up. Look to me, this brought into focus that this was all backwards. We needed a full investigation before this show trial, before this impeachment. And this process brought that to focus. I also think the other point that is not brought up and was part of why they did this is that this was not just about humiliating Donald Trump and his supporters or even silencing them. I think this was about making an example out of Donald Trump. Any rising stars in the GOP who are populist, who might possibly challenge the establishment, any businessmen out there who are wealthy, and think, maybe I will be the next Donald Trump, and I will take on these guys. Oh, boy, this was about sending a message. This is exactly what we will do to you. We have the power. We won't just defeat you with everything that you read about in that horrible Time magazine piece where we learned what big tech and everybody else did to take down, and big business, to take down Donald Trump. But we're going to get you even after you're out of office. This was a message to anybody challenging establishment power. 

PETE HEGSETH (CO-HOST): Great point. 

SEAN DUFFY (CONTRIBUTOR): Hey Will, if you dig too deep, I don't think Democrats wanted to see what we were going to find. What did Nancy Pelosi know? When did she know it? If she knew that there was attack on Capitol, why didn't she secure it earlier? Why didn't she bring in the National Guard? What did Mitch McConnell know? What did AOC know? 

CAMPOS-DUFFY: Or Mayor [Muriel] Bowser know? 

DUFFY: That's right. They don't want to look there, Pete. They want to keep the focus on Donald Trump, not on what they didn't do to protect the Capitol, Will.