Democrats omit Trump’s call to protest ‘peacefully and patriotically’

The opening video of former President Donald Trump’s rally speech on Jan. 6 played by House Democrats at the second impeachment trial omitted Trump’s instruction for protesters to march “peacefully and patriotically” on the Capitol.

In Tuesday’s opening statements, lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin (D-MD) played a montage of the events that occurred more than one month ago, including Trump’s remarks at the “Save America” rally delivered on the day that Congress was set to certify the 2020 presidential election results.

Raskin encouraged his colleagues to consider the purported consequences of not finding Trump responsible for the events that transpired. Read more…

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