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Let’s Examine the Claim That Trump Incited ‘Insurrection’ at the Capitol

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31.01.2021

GOP Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah appears to be all in on the impeachment of Donald Trump, saying the former president incited an insurrection and must be held accountable.

“I believe that what is being alleged and what we saw, which is incitement to insurrection, is an impeachable offense. If not, what is?” Romney told CNN’s Dana Bash on Sunday.

Earlier this month, the Democrat-controlled House voted to impeach Trump for a second time, saying his Jan. 6 speech near the White House incited the rioters who entered the Capitol while a joint session of Congress was meeting to certify the Electoral College vote.

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GOP Sen. Mitt Romney says his impeachment vote will be “based upon the facts and the evidence as is presented.”

Romney also says he believes “that what is being alleged and what we saw, which is incitement to insurrection, is an impeachable offense. If not? what is?” #CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/Niu44zbdPU

— State of the Union (@CNNSotu) January 24, 2021

Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” Romney made similar allegations that Trump incited the Capitol incursion.

“Well, we’re certainly going to have a trial. I wish that weren’t necessary, but the president’s conduct with regards to the call to Secretary of State Raffensperger in Georgia as well as the incitation towards the........

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