Our nation’s capital feels like a scene out of a movie, where the boss leaves the break room, enduring the unseen middle fingers and scoffs of his employees. They wouldn’t dare say it to his face in the workplace, but the moment his back is turned, the truth comes barreling out.
As Donald Trump neared the end of his first term in office, as he was turning to leave the metaphorical break room, Lindsey McConnell and Mitch McConnell both got their licks in. They essentially abandoned the embattled president after years of humble servitude.
And now that Trump’s all the way down in Florida, with no Twitter account to weaponize, Nancy Pelosi has sharpened her fangs as well.
In an MSNBC interview that aired Tuesday night, the House speaker accused Trump of inciting the deadly riot at the Capitol on January 6, which left at least five people dead including a U.S. Capitol Police officer.take our poll - story continues below
“President’s words are important, they weigh a ton,” Pelosi said of Trump. “And if you’re Donald Trump talking to these people, they believe it, and they used his words to come here.”
The California lawmaker added that, if some members of Congress conspired with the people who stormed the Capitol, they too would be considered accessories to crimes committed during the riot.
Pelosi didn’t hold back.
“When we talk about, ‘Did any of our colleagues collaborate?’ Well, that remains to be seen,” Pelosi said.
“We have to get the evidence of that. And if they did, they would be accessory to the crime. And the crime, in some cases, was murder. And this president is an accessory to that crime because he instigated that insurrection that caused those deaths and this destruction,” she added.
Pelosi’s ferocity may belie the attitude of the entire Democratic Party whenever Trump’s second impeachment trial begins.
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