Impeachment of Donald Trump
In a torrent of lies, gaslighting, rationalization and minimization, GOP lawmakers rejected accountability for Trump’s incitement of insurrection.
The whole point of impeaching Trump now is that his rioters already ruined the peaceful transfer.
Several Republicans have said they support impeachment.
At least five Republicans have said they would join Democrats to impeach Trump for the second time.
Like arsonists calling for the water brigade, GOP lawmakers who enabled an assault on U.S. Capitol and democracy want calm. And they aren't blushing.
Democrats announced they plan to impeach Trump for the second time on Wednesday.
The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee called the Capitol attack the predictable result of "white-supremacist grievances fueled by President Trump."
A draft of their Articles of Impeachment accuses Trump of abuse of power, saying he incited violence and lawlessness at the Capitol.