Trump refused to release a statement condemning the coup plot but put out a video telling his mob that the election was stolen, but they should go home.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 6, 2021
Trump said, “I know you’re pain, I know you’re hurt. We have an election that was stolen from us. It was a landslide election, everyone knows it, especially the other side. But you have to go home now. We have to have peace. We have to have law and order. We have to respect our great people and law and order. We don’t want anybody hurt. It’s a very tough period of time. There’s never been a time like this where such a thing happened, where they could take it away from all of us, from me, from you and from our country. This was a fraudulent election. We can’t play into the hands of these people. We have to have peace. So go home, we love you, you’re very special. You’ve seen what happens. You can see the way others are treating that so bad and so evil. I know how you feel. But go home and go home in peace.”
Trump is incapable of denouncing his supporters or telling the truth. The election was not stolen. There was no fraud. Instead of going on national television and telling the coup participants to stop and go home. Trump egged them on and then threw in that they should go home.
Every second that Trump remains in office, democracy is in danger. The President must be removed and banned from ever holding federal office again.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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