Martha MacCallum spars with Jason Miller over Trump’s response to Capitol riot: ‘You had been there’

The Story” host Martha MacCallum tangled with Trump 2020 campaign senior adviser Jason Miller Wednesday over President Trump‘s delayed condemnation of final week’s violence on Capitol Hill.

MacCallum pointed to a video launched earlier Wednesday through which Trump “unequivocally” condemned the violence that passed off Jan. 6, stating that “mob violence goes against everything I believe in and everything our movement stands for.”

The Fox News host questioned why Trump hadn’t extra forcefully known as out violent teams, particularly QAnon and The Proud Boys at his rally previous to the riot, telling Miller that “those people … stained the last moments of the presidency.”

Miller argued that these accountable for the chaos had deliberate to commit acts of violence previous to the president’s speech, and claimed that condemnation from the president probably wouldn’t have “made a difference” in what transpired on the Capitol. He informed MacCallum that the “horrific event” needs to be thought of as the beginning of a “healing process” for the nation.

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“It’s a desperate time, and somebody is going to have to be the bigger person in this situation.”

— Martha MacCallum, Fox News host

“Jason, I mean, this is more than a week later,” MacCallum fired again. “Six people died. He could’ve came out that day — and I know as well as you do, you were there, you spent a lot of time with the president over the past week, this I know — Imagine if he had been this forceful … then. I think that … everything would be a little different today.”

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When Miller claimed that Trump “did come out last week and condemned the violence,” MacCallum forcefully interjected, “He said ‘it was a landslide, the journey is just beginning, I love you.'”

Miller then turned the dialog to Trump’s second impeachment, which garnered assist from each Republicans and Democrats throughout a House vote on Wednesday night. 

MacCallum agreed that it was a “rush job,” however prompt that Trump “go to the inauguration and meet with the incoming president” as an act of fine religion to advertise a peaceable switch of energy.

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“There is no appeasing the left with the hatred they have for the president,” Miller stated.

“It’s a desperate time,” MacCallum stated pointedly, “and somebody is going to have to be the bigger person in this situation.”

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