Republican MP Marjorie Taylor Greene came to the House session, which discusses President Donald Trump’s impeachment, wearing a face mask written “censored.”
A loyal ally to Trump, Greene has been critical of Twitter after the social network decided to ban the American president permanently – the company justified the suspension of Trump’s account, which had more than 88 million followers, due “to the risk of further violence. “accused of inciting the protesters who invaded the Capitol last week. Five people died.
Rep. @mtgreenee: Trump “has held over 600 rallies in the last 4 years & none of them included assaulting police, destroying businesses or burning down cities. Democrats have spent all this time endorsing & enabling violent riots that left billions in property damage & 47 dead.” pic.twitter.com/VA2u9LinAb
– Trump War Room (@TrumpWarRoom) January 13, 2021
After the episode, an impeachment case was opened against Donald Trump. At least two Republican deputies have publicly announced that they will vote in favor of removal.
Considered Republican party number 3, MP Liz Cheney said in a statement sent to the press that Trump summoned the protesters and “lit the flame for this attack.”
“Everything that followed was his doing. None of this would have happened without the president. The president could intervene immediately and forcefully to stop the violence. He did not. There was never any greater betrayal by a President of the United States in his office. and his oath to the Constitution, “she said. Cheney is the daughter of former Vice President and Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney.
Representative John Katko also said today, in a message on Twitter, that he will support the impeachment of the current president.
“It cannot be ignored that President Trump encouraged this insurrection – both in social networks before January 6, as well as in his speech that day. By deliberately promoting unfounded theories, suggesting that the election was somehow rigged, the president created an explosive environment of disinformation, disenfranchisement and division, “said Katko.