“When I saw my colleagues speak, you know, it feels like it’s in a 1984 — something you see out of North Korea, where it’s like ‘we’re just going to state whatever we want the reality to be.
“I was there on Jan. 6. This was a real insurrection. This was an insurrection of people that thought they were doing Trump’s bidding at the behest of Trump.
“Not just on that day but in the days leading up to that, with the narrative of a stolen election. Jan. 6 was real and as a party, we have to take ownership of that, recognize what led to that, so that we don’t do that again.
“This isn’t 10 years ago, this was four months ago. So the idea of ‘oh let’s just move on,’ I agree let’s move on after we take a full accounting of how we got here and how never to get to this position again.” – GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger.
“This was a real insurrection.”
Rep. Kinzinger on Rep. Clyde comparing mob storming the Capitol to “normal tourist visit”: “The idea of ‘let’s just move on,’ I agree — let’s move on after we take a full accounting of how we got here and how never to get to this position again.” pic.twitter.com/rdBqrn1mas
— The View (@TheView) May 14, 2021