Republican lawmakers voiced frustration with President Trump Donald Trump Two Fox News contributors quit over Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 documentary GOP senator: Decisions on bills not made based on if they hurt or help Trump or Biden O’Rourke won’t say if he wants Biden to campaign for him in Texas senate race MORE on Wednesday after rioters stormed the Capitol seeking to disrupt Congress’s counting of the Electoral College vote. Trump has for months offered baseless claims that the election was “rigged” and encouraged his supporters to gather in Washington, including urging them to take to the Capitol lawn. On Wednesday, a pro-Trump mob invaded the Capitol, damaging and vandalizing the building, including both chambers and leadership offices. GOP lawmakers, many of whom have stuck closely with Trump since he came to power in 2017, pointed to his rhetoric as a driving factor behind Wednesday’s violence. ADVERTISEMENT “We witnessed today the damage that can result when men in power and responsibility refuse to acknowledge the truth. We saw bloodshed because a demagogue chose to spread falsehoods and sow distrust of his own fellow Americans. Let’s not abet such deception,” Sen. Pat Toomey Patrick (Pat) Joseph Toomey Black women look to build upon gains… Read full this story
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