Kinzinger said there’s “pretty good odds” the Justice Department will bring charges against former President Donald Trump.
"I’m not even saying that gratuitously to be mean to him. It’s just a fact,” the former Republican congressman said.
Kinzinger reflected on his work with the House Jan. 6 select committee and his departure from Congress in an interview with CNN.
The departing Republican lawmaker criticized the Republican National Committee’s vote to censure him over his participation in the Jan. 6 committee.
“When you convince people that politicians are rigging elections, drink babies' blood... you will get violence," warned Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger.
"The Daily Show" correspondent gets a focus group to hash out the effects — with some unexpected results.
The House panel's hearing is expected to highlight Trump's "state of mind" and his central role in the multipart effort to overturn the 2020 election.
The Illinois Republican said Trump was 100% responsible for inciting his supporters to threaten the FBI.
The committee's next hearing will "open people's eyes in a big way" on Trump's failure to respond to the violence at the U.S. Capitol, the GOP congressman said.
“We know who your family is, and we’re going to get you ... gonna get your wife, gonna get your kids,” one caller said.