“No true supporter of mine could ever endorse political violence,” President Trump said in this video released by the White House.
The House Wednesday afternoon voted to impeach President Trump for the second time in his presidency. The final vote was 232 to 197, with ten Republicans joining all Democrats voting to impeach. The Senate is not likely to begin its trial until after Joe Biden in inaugurated Jan. 20.
Well, this is going to be such a cliffhanger. An express-lane impeachment. No hearings. No serious debate. No chance for President Trump to defend himself. The Democrats are talking about rule of law and opposing tyranny, and yet they think justice is charging someone with high crimes and misdemeanors after a single day of consideration. The live stream has ended.
A statement by the president from the White House: “In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind. That is not what I stand for, and it is not what America stands for. I call on ALL Americans to help ease tensions and calm tempers. Thank You.”
The Democratic hypocrisies continue to abound. In May 2017, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi decided unequivocally that the election was stolen from Hillary Clinton by the Russians in collusion with President Trump. Maybe she should be investigated for attempting to foment an insurrection. And what about the “protests” that accompanied President Trump’s inauguration. Seems like no Democrats were particularly concerned that the extremists who showed up