WATCH: Rep. Mace says rushing to impeach Trump could divide country | Second Trump impeachment


From PBS NewsHour.

Democrats are pursuing a quick impeachment a week after President Donald Trump gave a speech they say incited insurrection. On Jan. 6, while Congress was in the process of counting Electoral Votes and certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s win, a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, clashed with police, and forced lawmakers to pause their sessions and evacuate to safety.

Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., said Trump needs to be held accountable for the Capitol riot, but that rushing the process could further divide the country. She said every person, including members of Congress, need to be held accountable for inciting the riot.

“We need to recognize, number one, that our words have consequences. There is violence on both sides of the aisle. We’ve contributed to it. We need to take responsibility for our words and our actions,” Mace said.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app:
Find more from PBS NewsHour at
Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

Follow us:

PBS NewsHour podcasts:

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Help us improve our content!

Tell us if mBlip should continue to feature this YouTuber's content.