Wednesday’s attack on the U.S. Capitol was ugly, but what one lawmaker wants to happen next is deeply disturbing as well.
As the nation was still grappling with news of the incursion at the U.S. Capitol that left at least four dead, including one U.S. Air Force veteran shot by police, New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for the “impeachment and removal” of President Donald Trump, who she claimed “incited an attack on Congress.”
In a series of tweets Thursday, Ocasio-Cortez laid out her plan for action against Trump and lauded Missouri Democratic Rep. Cori Bush’s incendiary resolution incriminating Republican members of Congress.
“Our republic is in great danger, and it is imperiled further without swift action to protect it,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote. “The President incited an attack on Congress. He is deeply unstable.
“The Cabinet must invoke the 25th amendment. Congress must also pursue impeachment and removal of the