President Trump admitted on Monday that he was at least partly to blame for what Trump did.last Wednesday.
According to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Kevin McCarthy), he spoke with the president on Monday and then conveyed Trump’s feelings to House Republicans.
Several Republicans familiar with the exchange confirmed the details to CBS News.
The call between the president and the Republican president of the Supreme House of Representatives took place on the same day since Mr. Trump met Vice President Pence face-to-face in the Oval Office, the first since the deadly siege. penny! “
The House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on a draft resolution on Tuesday to publicize senior Republicans.Remove the president from office together with the cabinet secretary. If Penny and the Cabinet do not do this, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the impeachment article against Trump on Wednesday. Inciting the mob that attacked the Capitol, leaving five people behind .
Although many Republicans in Congress expressed their opposition to the second impeachment of Trump, including McCarthy, there are still a few Republican senators who expressed willingness to impeach them, or demand that the president resign before the end of his term on January 20.
People familiar with the matter said McCarthy told fellow Republicans on the phone call with the president during a conference call later on Monday.
McCarthy said in a letter to the U.S. Republican House of Representatives that he still opposes impeachment. He wrote: “When we need to return the United States to the path of unity and civilization, this will unite our country.”
He said that all members of the meeting suggested other ways to resolve the riots in the Capitol on Wednesday, including the establishment of a bipartisan committee., Reformed the “Election Counting Act” of 1887 and enacted legislation to “increase voters’ confidence in future federal elections.”
The other option McCarthy mentioned is to resolve the condemnation issue, although he did not say who will be condemned. The letter did not mention Mr. Trump’s name.
McCarthy also reiterated to Republicans in the House of Representatives that he also believed that the president should bear some responsibility for the mob and the attack on the Capitol.
The leader of the House of Representatives is one of many senior Republicans. The Republicans talked to the president during Wednesday’s attack and implored him to remove supporters and provide military assistance to quell the unrest.
Kimberly Brown contributed the report.