Donald Trump has no regrets about the attack on the U.S. Capitol Building that he incited on January 6, 2021. He has never expressed his regret that Capitol Police officers were attacked, beaten, injured, and died as a result of their efforts to protect lawmakers that day. He has never said that the damage to the Capitol Building, an institution in Washington, D.C. that has stood for over 200 years, was regrettable in any way. He has never expressed sympathy for the lawmakers who feared for their lives that day or the families of officers traumatized by the attack.
Trump proved that once again in a statement on Sunday, and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) called him out on it.
The 1/6 Committee is examining how the insurrection took place and why.
To ensure our democracy never again comes so close to the brink.
Trump’s offer to pardon those responsible shows we’re still at risk.
And suggests his only regret about Jan 6 is that it did not succeed.
— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) January 30, 2022
Trump released a statement on his website saying that Vice President Mike Pence had every right to overturn the election on January 6 (he doesn’t) and that lawmakers who are currently supporting codifying that into law, something no one could have ever imagined would need to be done, are “wacky,” but especially Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), who is a “RINO” (Republican in Name Only) because being a Republican these days means nothing other than bowing to Trump in every way.
‘If the Vice President (Mike Pence) had “absolutely no right” to change the Presidential Election results in the Senate, despite fraud and many other irregularities, how come the Democrats and RINO Republicans, like Wacky Susan Collins, are desperately trying to pass legislation that will not allow the Vice President to change the results of an election? Actually, what they are saying, is that Mike Pence did have the right to change the outcome, and they now want to take that right away. Unfortunately, he didn’t exercise that power, he could have overturned the Election!’
Schiff, who sits on the January 6 Select Committee, pointed out that the danger to the system of democracy in the United States was far more serious than previously known, and that those responsible, including the former president, must be held accountable.
Twitter was in full support of Schiff and the work of the committee, although many expressed their dissatisfaction with AG Merrick Garland and the long process of legal justice. Read some of their comments below: