Raskin says Trump reveled in Capitol assault

Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., quoted former President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, four-star Marine Gen. John Kelly, as evidence that Trump knew he could enflame a crowd to attack the Capitol on Jan. 6.

“No surprise what happened yesterday,” Kelly said in a recording Neguse played.

Kelly said the day after the riot that “the president knows who he’s talking to when he tweets or he makes statements.” Trump had been raising baseless claims about the election being stolen for months before the attack.

“He knows who he is talking to and knows what he wants them to do,” Kelly said.

– Bart Jansen

Neguse: Capitol mob thought Trump wanted them to act

Rep. Joe Neguse, one of the prosecutors in the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump, said the former president provoked the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.

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