The Washington Post reports:
House Democrats made their case to convict former president Donald Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol in a sweeping impeachment brief filed with the Senate on Tuesday that accused Trump of whipping his supporters into a “frenzy” and described him as “singularly responsible” for the mayhem that ensued.
In the brief, the nine House impeachment managers argue that Trump is not protected by the First Amendment’s freedom of speech provision, which was never intended, they wrote, to allow a president to “provoke lawless action if he loses at the polls.”
“If provoking an insurrectionary riot against a Joint Session of Congress after losing an election is not an impeachable offense, it is hard to imagine what would be,” the brief states.
Read the full article.
Fact Check: House impeachment managers are correct.
Inciting an insurrection into the Capitol was a betrayal of historic proportions against America.
In fact, Trump made Benedict Arnold look like an amateur.https://t.co/krv4IwAJmg
— Grant Stern (@grantstern) February 2, 2021