Cruz Hawley Pirro Dobbs Pierson Graham Pence Carlson Cawthorn Jordan Gaetz Gohmert Ingraham Tuberville McCarthy Guilfoyle Greene McEnany Biggs Gosar Hegseth Brooks Giuliani DJTJ Lara and Eric…

They all spread #TheBigLie, helping 45* incite insurrection.
“There are no consequences in the Republican caucus for violence. No consequences for racism. No consequences for misogyny. No consequences for insurrection. And no consequences means that they condone it. It means that that silence is acceptance." @AOC
”Not a single politician who stoked the fire of the insurrection has been held to account. That’s only going to make them bolder in their next attempt.” @JesseDamiani

Benghazi v Capitol attacks compared:
Nov 9, 2020 — President* Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper and names Christopher Miller his Acting Defense Sec.

Jan 4, 2021 — Acting Defense Sec Miller orders the DC National Guard not to interfere with rioters.

“This is called a smoking gun document.”
“We’ve been in denial — about far-right extremism, the GOP, and Trump — and now we’re at a crossroads… January 6 didn’t work, but among those who participated, many now see it as a trial run… The time to push back vigorously is **NOW**.” @RuthBenGhiat
“The president* bears responsibility for Wednesday's attack on Congress.” Kevin McCarthy 1/13/21

“You had me at hello.” Trump-McCarthy Florida meeting 1/28/21

@Baratunde @BillKristol @11thHour #JerryMaguire
"We can live for a month in this office. And she said, 'I hope I get to be a mom. I hope I don’t die today…’ We found her a pair of sneakers to wear so she could run, if she needed to literally run for her life.” Katie Porter on hiding with @AOC on Jan 6
“And I just hear, ‘WHERE IS SHE? WHERE IS SHE?’ And this was the moment where I thought everything was… over… I thought I was going to die.”
@AOC IG Instagram Live 2/1/21, on January 6 insurrectionists
"My brothers & sisters in Congress and all around our country, I am sorry. For I've never understood — REALLY UNDERSTOOD — what privilege really means. It took a violent mob of insurrectionists and lightning-bolt moment in this very room." @RepDeanPhillips
“They’re not 'The Squad.' They're Ilhan. They’re Alexandria. They're Rashida. They are PEOPLE. They are OUR COLLEAGUES… This is an AR-15 in the hands of Miss Greene. This was on Facebook just a few months ago… I have NEVER seen that before.” @StenyHoyer
“Leadership is about moving forward and bringing the people with you.” @StaceyAbrams

#SquareOne @Eleven_Films @PDXEleven @TomPetty
In this time-lapse animation, ~40% of smartphones tracked near the January 6th Trump rally “were also in and around the Capitol during the siege — a clear link between those who’d listened to the president* and his allies and then marched on the building.”
January 6, 2021 Trump quotes:

12:16pm — “You’ll never take back our country with weakness.”

2pm — Insurrectionists attacked Capitol

4:20pm — “We love you. You’re very special.”

6pm — “Remember this day forever!”

The Next Day — “Our incredible journey is only just beginning!”
“Over 100 officers seriously injured: Brain injuries, head trauma, one officer lost 3 fingers, another officer because of assault on him is likely to be blind. Officer Sicknick died, blood was spilled, 2 other officers are no longer with us…” @RepJeffries
”We should not establish a precedent where every president on the way out has weeks to try to incite an armed insurrection against the Union and if it succeeds he becomes a dictator.” @RepRaskin

Acquittal means outgoing presidents can be lawless. CONVICT.
January 6 was so much worse than many people realize.

President* Trump violated his oath of office, attacked the democratic process, imperiled Congress, and undermined national security.

Senate Trial 13-Minute Jan 6 Video Montage:
Donald Trump refused to testify in his Senate trial.

So @RepRaskin posed questions:
—Why did Trump not tell his supporters to stop?
—Why did he do nothing to stop the attack?
—Why did he do nothing to help?
—Why did he not condemn the attack on January 6?
“There is no question that President* Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of January 6… He did not do his job. He did not take steps so federal law could be faithfully executed and order restored.” Mitch McConnell 2/13/21
“That attack — that siege — was criminal behavior, plain and simple, and it’s behavior that we the FBI view as domestic terrorism. It’s got no place in our democracy.” FBI head Christopher Wray re: January 6
14 GOP Senators up in 2022:

John Boozman—AR
Marco Rubio—FL
Chuck Grassley—IA
Mike Crapo—ID
Todd Young—IN
Jerry Moran—KS
Rand Paul—KY
John Kennedy—LA
John Hoeven—ND
James Lankford—OK
Tim Scott—SC
John Thune —SD
Mike Lee—UT
Ron Johnson—WI

“Democrats just passed the #AmericanRescuePlan… 85% of American households will receive a direct check of $1400 per person. 11 million people lifted out of poverty… The plan will reduce health insurance premiums for millions of Americans. Significantly.”
Attorney General Merrick Garland is at the Department of Justice.
“HR1 is sitting before the Senate. It expands voting rights, reforms campaign finance laws and limits partisan gerrymandering. It already passed the House and it deserves a vote in the Senate.” @EWarren #HR1
“How un-American this whole [253 voter suppression bills in 43 states] initiative is. It’s sick… The Republican voters I know find this despicable… This makes Jim Crow look like Jim Eagle.” President Biden
"The right to vote is preservative of all other rights. It is not just another issue alongside other issues. It is foundational… No Senate rule should overrule the integrity of our democracy.”
— Senator Raphael Warnock, maiden floor speech, 3/17/21
For The People Act prevents billionaires from buying elections — and that is why it enjoys bipartisan support of 67% of American voters including 56% of Republican voters and 68% of Independent voters.

#SaveDemocracy #ForThePeopleAct #HR1 #S1 @MeidasTouch
“From the start it was zero threat… They went in; they shouldn’t have done it. Some of them went in and they’re hugging and kissing the police and the guards.” Donald Trump on January 6 insurrection

Do you see ‘zero threat’ in the NYT Capitol Riot video?
“The Georgia legislation is built on a lie. There was NO widespread fraud… Politicians who didn't like the outcome are not changing policies to win more votes; they're changing rules to exclude more voters.” Jen Psaki

“The system is more powerful than any individual. The system in policing is doing exactly what it’s meant to do in America. That is to keep poor people in their place… It’s a system. It’s not broken. It’s working the way it’s designed to work.” @TrevorNoah

“Trump’s dangle of a pardon, and ultimate pardon, makes sense if he knew what Manafort could reveal. Which means that Putin had TOTAL leverage over Trump from Day 1 until he left office.” @AshaRangappa_
“I don’t know why folks try to come for @StaceyAbrams when they know damn well that they aren’t ready.” @HarrisonJaime

Stacey Abrams schools John Kennedy on “protecting the right to vote and making democracy real for all Americans”:
"What I object to were rules that permitted thousands of Georgia voters to be denied participation, to have their votes cast out… I will disagree with the system till it is fixed." Stacey Abrams to Ted Cruz
“The number of COVID deaths in the U.S. has dropped from 4380 people on the day that President Biden took office to about 700 people a day now.” @StevenBeschloss

#100DaysOfBiden #BidenDelivers @MeidasTouch
“I inherited a nation in crisis. The worst pandemic in a century. The worst economic crisis since Great Depression. The worst attack on our democracy since the Civil War… After just 100 days — America is on the move again. Turning peril into possibility.”
On January 20, 3 million Americans had been fully vaccinated.

100 days later, over 100 million Americans are fully vaccinated and the United States has ADDED 1.4 MILLION JOBS.

Imagine what President Biden’s administration can accomplish in four years...
"We won't ignore what our intelligence agencies have determined to be the most lethal terrorist threat to our homeland today: White supremacy is terrorism."
— President Biden, 4/28/21 #JointSession
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