43 GQP co-conspirators have ensured their place in US political history. They allowed Trump to turn the US into a banana republic.
To prevent Trump from holding office again, a simple majority of Congress must now pass a resolution invoking Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which bars anyone from holding office who has "engaged in insurrection" against the United States.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) February 13, 2021
I think it’s time to decide whether we’re going to refrain from doing things because Trumpists will kill people and their GOP fluffers and apologists will shrug, because the list of things we can’t do under that approach is expanding. https://t.co/qj2XKCR9NK
— TryingToHelpHat (@Popehat) February 13, 2021
“Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement to Make America Great Again has only just begun,” Trump said. “In the months ahead I have much to share with you, and I look forward to continuing our incredible journey together to achieve American greatness for all of our people. There has never been anything like it!”
Trump calls impeachment case a “witch hunt” and hints at a political return https://t.co/rMj2xaiCVv
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 14, 2021
Trump did it — but the only time the Senate could lawfully try Trump was in January when I prevented it.
MY INTERPRETATION OF MCCONNELL SPEECH: President Trump should be in prison. https://t.co/BUFwwXcKSK
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) February 13, 2021
"For Mitch McConnell to publicly profess Donald Trump’s guilt, while hiding behind his claim of the unconstitutionality of the impeachment trial, is hypocrisy par excellence from the master of hypocrisy." #NYTLetters https://t.co/pvMfYTDfg2
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) February 14, 2021
Worst part of Trump acquittal is how Big Lie lives on. GOP now weaponizing it to introduce wave of new voter suppression laws
If Dems don't pass John Lewis Voting Rights Act & For the People Act next election could be stolen & next coup could succeed https://t.co/kdQY9IT73u
— Ari Berman (@AriBerman) February 13, 2021
There are two 9/11 style commissions necessary in this country right now, to
1) Get a definitive and complete account of January 6th and the entire arc of the Big Lie
2) Explore the total failure of the United States government to contend with COVID.https://t.co/6sUfZyOk3B
— Justin Hendrix (@justinhendrix) February 14, 2021
Hitler incited an insurrection. It failed. The next one succeeded.
Trump incited an insurrection. It failed. The GOP has high hopes for the next one.
— Tea Pain (@TeaPainUSA) February 13, 2021
I am counting the very moments, Trump!
I will see you in (REAL) court!!https://t.co/AJf2QXphDz
— E. Jean Carroll (@ejeancarroll) February 13, 2021
As the House managers made clear, Donald Trump sought to undermine, then reverse, the election, and, when he ran out of options, he proved willing to see the lives of his own Vice-President and members of Congress endangered so that he might retain power. https://t.co/M0QcZmuPDx
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) February 14, 2021