Former representative Barbara ComstockBarbara Jean Comstock (Barbara Jean Comstock) 22 retired Republican congressmen call for impeachment of Trump Former Republican congressman calls on Biden to accept the presidential briefing Former Republican congressman calls for Trump to accept election More results (R-Va.) said on Tuesday that the Republicans should vote to impeach to President Trump It is related to the fatal riots in the US Capitol last week.
Comstock told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell that she “dare[s] Any Republican” called President Trump’s remarks “totally appropriate” before the riots, referring to his defense of the remarks made earlier on Tuesday, the first public remarks since he was banned from Twitter last week.
She added: “I think the president should resign, but unlike Nixon, he can’t even do it.” “If I can, I certainly hope to see the use of the 25th Amendment, but impeachment It seems to be needed.”
“I still don’t think the President appreciates it. [the fact that] She said that every minute Trump was there, we were in danger, and argued that Trump “still poses a threat to his dialogue with supporters, people who come to riot and plunder the Capitol,” he told They’re special people,” he still didn’t condemn them. “
Mitchell then asked why the current and former Republicans did not put more pressure on Vice President Pence to invoke the “25th Amendment.”
Comstock said she had discussed the matter with people who were in contact with Penny and its staff, and said: “They seem to think it will take too long, even though they persevere out of their own considerations.”
On the same day Comstock made his comments, three House Republicans announced that they would vote on Wednesday to condemn Trump, including the House of Representatives. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Leeds) Lynn Cheney Republicans support Trump’s impeachment. The wave of companies cut donations-most of them are impeachment against Republican Davis :: Trump Trump: Don’t do it Four reasons, and one reason we must have more (Wyoming), the third Republican in the House of Representatives. Comstock tweeted on Tuesday that she was “proud” of her former colleague.
I am very proud of @RepLizCheney and her support for impeachment: “The President of the United States has never betrayed his position and his pledge to the Constitution more.” #ImpeachmentNow https://t.co/8TcWfi8NTj
-Barbara Comstock (@BarbaraComstock) January 12, 2021