On Fox News, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) dismissed Trump’s attempt to overthrow the government by saying that every president should get a mulligan once in a while.
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Lee said on Fox News, “Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone is entitled to a mulligan once in a while.”
Trump’s effort to overthrow the government was just a mistake. People shouldn’t impeach Trump for trying to overthrow democracy. They should ignore it and move on.
If the insurrection was a mistake, Donald Trump has never admitted it or apologized for his actions. The evidence shows both the Trump White House and the Trump presidential campaign coordinated with and organized the insurrectionists.
A mistake is something that happens once. It is not an organized campaign of violence to maintain power after a president has lost an election.
Donald Trump is a threat to the safety and security of the American people.
Republicans want to minimize Trump’s insurrection, but there are no mulligans for the attempted overthrow of the United States government.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a 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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