“The President helped them plan it. He said come to Washington... ’We’re going to stop this count.’” - Rep. Diana DeGette, impeachment manager, on Trump allies saying that if reports are true that the Capitol attack was planned then Pres. Trump didn’t incite the riot
Pres Trump’s real words on Jan 6: “marching over to the Capitol building to PEACEFULLY and patriotically make your voices heard.” Anyone saying Trump “incited” violence is a liar — and actually “inciting” dishonest division. ABC News transcript:
NEW: House Republican Conference ChairLiz Cheney — the No. 3 Republican in the House and highest-ranking woman in the Republican Party — says in statement that she will vote to impeach Pres. Trump for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger compares the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol to the Nazis and calls Pres. Trump a failed leader who “will go down in history as the worst president ever.”
JUST IN: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls for invoking the 25th Amendment against Pres. Trump following siege on U.S. Capitol: "If the vice president and the cabinet do not act, the Congress may be prepared to move forward with impeachment."
LISTEN: As Pres Trump’s entourage entered Speaker Ryan’s office in the Capitol, someone on the other side of the Capitol rotunda yelled: “Mr. President, F—k you!!” (He entered about 15 seconds later):
Sen. Menendez attacks Sec. Pompeo as hearing wraps: "If Pres. Obama did what Pres. Trump did in Helsinki, I'd be peeling you off the Capitol ceiling."