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NBC News 13 Jan 2021

Rep. Raskin Condemns Capitol Riot And Voices Support For Impeachment


Rep. Jamie Raskin, serving as the lead impeachment manager in the House of Representatives, condemned the Capitol riot and called for President Trump to be removed from office.

President-elect Joe Biden said it will be up to the Justice Department to prosecute the "thugs" and "domestic terrorists" who stormed the Capitol earlier this week, and he slammed the "active encouragement" they got from President Trump. He also said he agrees with Mr. Trump's decision to skip his upcoming inauguration. Watch his remarks.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., labelled President Trump as the "racist-in-chief" as she spoke in support of impeaching the president for the second time.
Sen. Cory Booker condemns the Capitol riots during the debate over the Electoral College vote after a violent mob occupied the same building moments before. Aired on 01/06/2021.
First lady Melania Trump has spoken out for the first time since the riots at the U.S. Capitol. Trump called the fatal attack on the Capitol "shameful" and also took aim at "salacious gossip" about herself. NBC News' Shannon Pettypiece explains what kind of "gossip" the first lady is referring to.

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