Former DHS head Chad Wolf: Trump and his supporters bear 'responsibility' for Capitol attack

Former DHS head Chad Wolf: Trump and his supporters bear 'responsibility' for Capitol attack


Recently resigned Homeland Security leader Chad Wolf said President Trump and his supporters are each partly responsible for causing a riot at the U.S. Capitol last week.

“He’s the president. What he says matters,” Wolf told CNN in an interview released Wednesday afternoon. “People listen to him — particularly supporters of his, I would say, really listen to him — so, there is responsibility there.”

Wolf said it is up to Congress to decide if Trump’s actions are impeachable. Wolf’s resignation earlier this week means there is no possibility that he would have to vote with other Cabinet members if the 25th Amendment were to be invoked, as demanded by House Democrats.

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Wolf, 44, took to Twitter hours after the attack last Wednesday, calling for rioters to be held accountable, but he did not ask Trump to step in. On Thursday, he called on Trump to take a harsher stance on the attack.

“What transpired yesterday was

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