President Joe Biden heartily disputed the idea that the Jan. 6 Capitol riot was a “peaceful march” during Wednesday night’s CNN town hall.
“I don’t care if you think I’m Satan reincarnated,” Biden said in response to a question from Don Lemon about House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision to remove all Republicans from the House’s January 6 riot panel. “The fact is, you can’t look at that television and say, ‘Nothing happened on the 6th.’ You can’t listen to people who say this was a peaceful march. No, I’m serious.”
The president additionally criticized rhetoric coming from “way off on the other side.”
“QAnon, the idea that the Democrats, that Biden is hiding people and sucking the blood of children, and I’m serious,” he said. “Now, you may not like me, and that’s your right. Look, it’s as simple as that. Usually, you can walk out and say, ‘I