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Most of the above-mentioned folks have written books about their experiences.
None of them spoke up at the time that the forty-fifth was acting out.
Which begs two questions: Why didn't they speak up when they had the chance to influence history for the good? Why did they speak up only when touting their new books?
Perhaps two of the more blatant examples of cowardice belong to former Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Lindsay Graham.
When the Senate was considering the second impeachment of the forty-fifth in January, McConnell led his party in saying it was unconstitutional. His "firey" speech, denouncing the forty-fifth was given only a few minutes after he voted for the forty-fifth's acquittal.
Among other things McConnell said almost immediately after the acquittal was this: