Democratic lawmakers are pressuring Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th amendment to disqualify Trump with the support of the Executive cabinet or they will subject the president to impeachment starting Wednesday for “inciting violence against the government.”
The FBI has information about plans by some ultra-conservative groups that have asked to assault state, local, judicial and other administrative centers to show their opposition to the appointment of Biden, which they consider an electoral theft, as Trump has falsely claimed since before 3 of November.
In this context, Donald Trump defended this Tuesday as “totally appropriate” the speech for his followers to march towards the Capitol, which led to an assault on Congress, while rejecting violence amid an atmosphere of unseen political tension in America in decades.
“If you read the speech (…) people thought that what I said was totally appropriate,” the president told reporters today at the White House shortly before leaving on a trip to Texas, to visit the construction of the wall frontier.
“We don’t want violence,” he added.
Trump called the opening of the second impeachment against him “absolutely ridiculous” and “a continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics.”
He also warned that this initiative by the Democrats is generating “tremendous anger.”
The violent assault on Congress saw abundant far-right and white supremacist symbolism, and congressmen had to be evacuated to safety in the basements of the US Legislature.
This weekend the United States authorities. The arrests began due to assault on federal charges by the participants, including former members of the military, representatives of the QAnon conspiracy theory and a state legislator.
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