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Politics : A Hard Look At Donald Trump

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From: Brumar8910/25/2021 9:14:35 AM
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End/ transfer of power. While many played a part in the events of that day, ultimate responsibility rests on the shoulders of Donald Trump. Jan. 6th was an attempted insurrection and Trump is the criminal who led it and should be held accountable.

Atticus Finch

4/ although they did not attain the former president’s goal of overturning the election they did manage to delay Congress from carrying out its duties for hours, a stunning breach of normal order in a democracy that prides itself on a long tradition of peaceful and orderly

3/ gave a speech in which he further attacked the legitimacy of the election and of our democracy before calling upon his supporters to march on the Capitol. Thousands of them obeyed his order and predictable violence resulted. The Capitol and Congress itself was breached and

2/ up his supporters with false claims that the election was rigged and their votes stolen. Once he worked them into a fever pitch he called upon them to come to D.C. on the very day that Congress would meet to carry out its Constitutional task of certifying the election. He then

1/ It’s helpful to be clear about the publically known facts of Jan. 6th. I posted this elsewhere, reposting here: Jan 6th was an attempted insurrection stoked by a president who refused to concede electoral defeat and spent months, starting even before the election, riling

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