Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida set the record straight on Wednesday during a fiery speech on the House floor.
Only hours prior, a large coalition of pro-Trump protesters-turned-rioters stormed the Capitol building in a violent frenzy that ended with four deaths, including the shooting death of one woman.
Much to the chagrin of his Democratic colleagues, Gaetz pointed out several inconvenient facts about the rioting, including the hypocritical left-wing response to the Capitol incursion when contrasted with the left’s tacit approval of rioters at Black Lives Matter protests throughout 2020.
I am sure glad that at least for one day, I didn’t hear my Democrat colleagues calling to defund the police! pic.twitter.com/VujBATQSkB
— Rep. Matt Gaetz (@RepMattGaetz) January 7, 2021
“I am sure glad that at least for one day, I didn’t hear my