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"One item of particular interest to impeachment managers is a 10-minute video released Monday by Just Security ... which shows how Trump’s words were heard and interpreted by those who ransacked the Capitol."
New videos (taken from Parler) show specific chain of events
Starts with: Trump’s statements to supporters about @Mike_Pence
Leads to: violent threats to the Vice President during siege of Capitol.
This is chilling.
Full 10-min video we produced is available @just_security.
New video footage: shows the crowd’s immediate reactions to Trump’s most potent remarks at January 6 speech.
Verdict: Strong evidence of incitement.
Here’s a 2-min clip from the full 10-min video @just_security.
(via @justinhendrix and me)
#impeachment #Incitement #sedition
Trump egged on the crowd, which was "widely understood to include people who were planning to fight physically, and who were prepared to die in response to his false claims of a 'stolen election.''"
- from 9-point memo circulating among Republicans seeking Senate conviction
NEWS: Tom Cotton’s hold on quick Senate approval of Avril Haines as DNI is over his written question to her about whether she supports prosecuting the CIA officers involved in the torture program.
Senate leaders trying to confirm her today
Replying to @steve_vladeck: Just a reminder that Senator Cotton was one of the 49 Republicans who voted to confirm Haines's predecessor as Director…
Just a reminder that Senator Cotton was one of the 49 Republicans who voted to confirm Haines's predecessor as Director of National Intelligence even though he lacked the "extensive national security expertise" required by the statute—and *lied* about his lack of such experience.
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