Throughout her program on Tuesday evening, Rachel Maddow launched right into a blistering takedown of Donald Trump’s failed coup on the U.S. Capitol, saying that his violent stunt places him in the identical class as “Accomplice traitors.”
“Did you assume it might work?” Maddow mentioned on to the digital camera, addressing Trump. “Did you assume you’ll maintain energy with the help of a personal military with their hockey sticks and their AR-15s?”
The MSNBC host informed Trump that simply the other occurred on account of the rebel he incited final week.
As an alternative of turning into extra highly effective, Maddow identified that Trump is extra weak and remoted than ever, and he’s on the verge of a second impeachment.
Rachel Maddow addresses Trump instantly about his failed coup: “Did you assume you’ll maintain energy with the help of a personal military with their hockey sticks and their AR-15s?” #maddow pic.twitter.com/gouKM6VI1U
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Mr. President, what did you assume was going to occur? Did you assume it might work? Did you assume that in the event you bought sufficient violent and doubtlessly armed supporters of yours into the Capitol whereas the Congress was there, and so they did what they have been there to do, what sort of energy did you assume you’ll maintain? What means did you assume you’ll profit from that? What did you assume can be taking place now 5 days out? Mr. President, in the event you incite an indignant mob to go assault the U.S. Capitol whereas Congress is sitting, you get them to go assault the Capitol since you inform them that in the event that they go to the Capitol, they’ll be capable of accomplish in some way conserving you in energy and stopping election outcomes from being processed. Mr. President, if do you that, you’ll face calls to be faraway from workplace as unfit to serve beneath the twenty fifth Modification. Additionally, you will invite sure impeachment and doubtlessly conviction and removing from workplace as the primary U.S. president to ever undergo that. Mr. President, you’ll invite the invocation of the 14th Modification to ban you from ever holding public workplace once more in america, just like the Accomplice traitors earlier than you for whom that provision of the 14th Modification was written. And sure, Mr. President, chances are you’ll, in truth, invite felony prices in Washington, D.C. And chances are you’ll invite felony prices on the federal degree for inciting a violent assault towards the U.S. authorities, which might put you in jail for many years. All of this may be yours for the low, low value of what you probably did after you misplaced the election to Joe Biden. What did you assume would occur? Did you assume it might work? Did you assume you’ll maintain energy with the help of a personal military with their hockey sticks and their AR-15s? Perhaps the navy would flip, grow to be your Praetorian Guard? Is that what you thought would occur?
The U.S. Capitol assault will ceaselessly be Trump’s legacy
Even earlier than the occasions of Jan. 6, Donald Trump’s presidency was set to go down as one of many worst in U.S. historical past for its unmatched corruption and incompetence.
However the assault on the U.S. Capitol that was incited by Trump and his henchmen will ceaselessly be his legacy. When the historical past books are written about his presidency, a failed coup try will probably be within the first paragraph.
Donald Trump had sealed his destiny as a failed president lengthy earlier than he incited an assault on the U.S. authorities. However the MAGA coup of Jan. 6 will cement his legacy as an American traitor.
Sean Colarossi at present resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Reasonably priced Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents get hold of medical health insurance protection.