Dec. 7, 1941, Sept. 11, 2001, Jan. 6, 2021—all days when the country came under attack.
But instead of a foreign foe, this time the enemy was Donald J. Trump, Chief Executive of the United States. On that day he incited a riot and fomented insurrection. Trump’s barbarians (“very special people”) assaulted, maimed, and killed law enforcement officers. They pillaged the Capitol and chased terrified Members of Congress from their chambers at the very moment they were performing a solemn Constitutional duty.
This was a direct attack on the Legislative Branch and a mortal threat to the government; three of the immediate successors in line of the Presidency were in the building. Trump criminally betrayed his oath to protect and defend the Constitution. He should be impeached and barred from ever holding another office.
Yet even after Congress resumed the electoral count in the middle of the night, some Republicans incredibly continued objecting to the ta...
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