Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), chair of the House Rules Committee, told his colleagues on Wednesday that President Trump must be held accountable for the protests that occurred at the U.S. Capitol last week because “he organized” and “incited” them.
The House of Representatives is considering articles of impeachment against Trump on Wednesday, blaming him for the chaos that descended upon the Capitol last week.
“It’s a miracle more people didn’t die,” McGovern said on the House floor, explaining that he witnessed “evil” in the eyes of those who breached the Speaker’s Lobby.
“Our country came under attack not from a foreign nation, but from within. These were not protesters. These were not patriots. These were traitors. There were domestic terrorists, Mr. Speaker, and they were acting under the orders of Donald Trump,” he claimed.
He rejected the suggestion of his GOP colleagues to move on from the “horror,” concluding that