Fox News writer and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer vowed not to “defend” President TrumpDonald Trump McConnell circulated the procedures for Trump’s second Senate impeachment trial and suggested establishing his own platform after the Twitter ban vote: 1
“At this point, I will no longer defend him,” Fleischer, who served in the George W. Bush administration and voted for Trump in 2020, told Associated Press.
The GOP strategist added: “I will not defend him for stirring up the mob.” “He is alone.”
This was after seeing violent mobs crossing the Capitol on Wednesday, the rioters broke doors and windows and ransacked offices throughout the historic building.
Trump urged his supporters to march to the Capitol at a rally earlier in the day. Joe BidenJoe Biden (Joe Biden) US judge blocked the Trump administration’s restrictions on asylum. McConnell circulated the procedures for Trump’s second impeachment trial in the SenateTrump once again won the controversial claim that the 2020 election was “stolen” and thus won.
Fleischer had previously strongly supported Trump, “The Hill” October Public Opinion Film He plans to vote on the incumbent president in the 2020 general election and sees the choice between Trump and Biden as “Communicate between personal offensive outsiders who sign good policies and professional offensive politicians who translate bad ideas into law. ”
“May I ask what you think about Trump’s violation of the norm. He has never tried to re-establish the balance of power through unconventional means,” Fleischer wrote at the time. “But his policy will last for decades, either because of his personality or perhaps because of his personality.”
The former press secretary’s criticism of the president coincided with this week’s occasion when several other top Republicans also spoke out about Trump’s campaign propositions. This was the basis of Wednesday’s riots, in which five people were killed in the chaos. Including a woman who was shot dead. Congress police and a police officer were injured and died in response to the riot.
Friday, Republican Senator. Lisa MerkowskiLisa Ann Murkowski circulated the procedures for the Trump Republican Party’s second Senate impeachment trial and warned Democrats not to impeach Trump again. Trump is under increasing pressure (Alaska) become First Senate Republican calls for Trump to resign After the riots.
“I want him to resign. I want him to go out. He caused enough damage.” Tell the Anchorage Daily News.
Although Merkowski seems to admit that she thinks Trump is unlikely to resign less than two weeks before Biden takes office, her remarks were made when the Democrats in the House of Representatives appeared to be preparing to impeach Trump Trump for the second time.
speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi’s pressure prompted Trump to leave Hillicon Valley: Twitter permanently suspended Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell and others | Congress During the riots, the laptop in Pelosi’s office was stolen. Reddit bans r/DonaldTrump Forum House of Representatives Chairman: Biden Pentagon chose to “share my commitment to civilian control by the military” more (D-Calif.) On Friday night Said if Trump doesn’t resign She has instructed the Rules Committee to act quickly, impeach the President, and legislated a committee that can declare that the President is “unable to perform his duties and powers.”
Earlier this week, Pelosi suggested that if Vice President Pence and other cabinet officials refuse to invoke the “25th Amendment” to remove Trump, members of the House of Representatives will take action to impeach the president. Penny is said to be against.
At the same time, other senior Republicans also expressed doubts about the Trump impeachment with the senator. Roy BluntRoy Dean Blunt Paul Ryan will attend the inauguration of Biden’s Senate Republican leader: Trump Trump “will not happen” two Senate committees vow during congressional riots Investigate security failures more (R-Mo.) On Friday Call parameters Impeaching President each again is “ridiculous”.
“The Speaker knows this will not happen. Senator. [Chuck] Schumer [D-N.Y.] Knowing that this will not happen. Even if there is a reason, you do not have time to proceed. Therefore, there is no reason to debate this apart from pure politics. ”