“He called together an angry mob, he filled them with falsehoods and false hope. And then he sent them to the U.S. Capitol,” McGovern stated. “It is past time for the vice president to do the right thing here.”
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stated they may solely transfer forward to question Trump if Pence continues to ignore their social gathering’s more and more pressing calls for to take away the president. But down Pennsylvania Avenue, Pence has supplied no public indications that he’s contemplating the notion. And Trump has remained defiant whilst a rising faction of his social gathering has blamed him for Wednesday’s violence.
In his first public remarks because the lethal riots, Trump confirmed no regret for his involvement, calling his speech final Wednesday encouraging protesters to march to the Capitol “totally appropriate.” Instead, he lashed out on the Democrats’ impeachment efforts.
“This impeachment is causing tremendous anger, and you’re doing it and it’s really a terrible thing that they’re doing,” Trump instructed reporters Tuesday. “For Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to continue on this path, I think it’s causing tremendous danger to our country and it’s causing tremendous anger.”
Tensions remained excessive on Tuesday as many Democrats and Republicans returned to work for the primary time since Wednesday’s siege.
In a gathering of the usually mild-mannered Rules Committee, a number of Democrats turned enraged as Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) repeatedly refused to acknowledge that Biden gained the election pretty.
“I’m glad that all it took for you to call for unity and healing was for our freedom and democracy to be attacked,” McGovern fired again at Jordan, a Trump ally, as he and others grew more and more livid. “But for the several months, the gentleman from Ohio and others have given oxygen to the president’s conspiracy theories.”
“All of us should do some soul searching on five dead Americans,” Rep.