Even though five people are now dead, Sen. Lindsey Graham called for Trump to go unpunished for inciting the Capitol riot.
As President @realDonaldTrump stated last night, it is time to heal and move on.
If Speaker Pelosi pushes impeachment in the last days of the Trump presidency it will do more harm than good.I’m hopeful President-elect Biden sees the damage that would be done from such action.
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) January 8, 2021
House Democrats are suggesting that impeachment could come as soon as next week. Speaker Pelosi told reporters that Vice President Mike Pence can either invoke the 25th Amendment or the House will pursue impeachment.
Trump incited a riot and tried to overthrow the government.
There is no shrug and move on from the attempted violent overthrow of US democracy. Lindsey Graham is hoping that Joe Biden will give his blessing to turning a blind eye toward an attempted coup. That’s not going to happen. Biden isn’t going to bail out Trump for potential sedition and treason.
Trump deserves to be impeached and removed from office, and thankfully with Democrats in charge of Congress,’ we can count on there being investigations and real consequences for Trump’s actions.
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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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