Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California joined a coalition of leftist politicians blaming President Donald Trump for Wednesday’s mob riot at the Capitol, saying he is “trying to create a Civil War.”
“This president, who has lied his way all the way up, until this insurrection that he has caused, and the fact that we all, many of us believe he is trying to create a Civil War, has got to be stopped dead in his tracks,” Waters said on SiriusXM’s “The Joe Madison Show” on Thursday. “We can do it: whether it is Amendment 25 or whether it is a new way by bringing him up before the Congress.”
“There’s got to be prosecutions. There’s got to be accountability,” she said.
Waters also expressed support for a campaign to impeach Trump after Vice President Mike Pence, whom Waters said isn’t “strong enough or committed enough,” did not comply with their demands to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove