Impeachment trial: Democrats argue ‘mob was provoked over many months by Trump’ – live

Impeachment trial: Democrats argue ‘mob was provoked over many months by Trump’ – live

February 10, 2021

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Returning to the impeachment trial, manager Madeleine Dean offered an analysis of Donald Trump’s speech to supporters on January 6, shortly before the Capitol was stormed.

Dean noted that Trump made only one reference to remaining peaceful in the speech, while he made 20 references to “fight” or “fighting”.

Joe Biden thanked those is the US military and the defense department’s civil employees for their service to their country. The president promised to never politicize the work of the Pentagon.

“I will never, ever dishonor you. I will never disrespect you. I will never politicize the work you do,” Biden said.

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