Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) said Wednesday on MSNBC that President Donald Trump, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) are traitors for inciting today’s chaos at the U.S. Capitol.
Gallego said, “You know, when I joined the Marine Corps, I was really young. I just always knew that that was part of my responsibility and part of the oath was to defend the Constitution of the United States. I just never realized that that was going to have to be from fellow Americans that believe that somehow rioting and insurrection is a way to deal with their political failure.”
He continued, “And the fact that we have a president and we have senators that incite this, that are just as bad as those who broke in. Cruz and Hawley did not break in with the rioters and neither did Donald Trump, but their words broke the barriers of civility that have