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Now, impeachment manager Joaquin Castro is emphasizing that Trump was criticizing his “own vice president” ahead of the Capitol attack.
Trump called out Mike Pence 11 times in his speech ahead of the attack, Castro said, before presenting split screens of Trump’s tweets accusing Pence of lacking “courage” to challenge the election results and members of the violent mob at the capitol threatening the former vice president.
“These attackers stood right where you are,” Cicilline told senators. “They rifled through your desks and they desecrated this place, and literally the president sat delighted, doing nothing to stop it, calling one of you to pressure you to stop the certification.”
pretty damning pic.twitter.com/b58wHwvTpO