Tuesday on CNN’s New Day, Sen. Mazie Hirono mused on the upcoming Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump for what was actually Antifa-instigated unrest at the U.S. Capitol last month, revealing that she has made up her mind because “all of us were witnesses to the horrific events of” that day.
“Well, frankly, all of us were witnesses to the horrific events of January 6,” she stated. “So, I don’t have very many questions, frankly. We were all witnesses, unlike the last impeachment trial. And I think the House managers will bring all of the information and evidence and remind us of the kind of chaos and harm that happened on January 6.
“Fear has been motivating the Republicans for the entire four years of the Trump presidency,” Hirono went on. “And he has brought to the floor all of these kinds of — the white supremacists and the Proud Boys and all that.”
False. Trump has denounced white supremacists on literally dozens of occasions. And the Proud Boys are not white supremacists.
“They feel quite emboldened by this president to behave in violent acts. And so, I don’t particularly expect too many of my Senate colleagues, except for the handful, perhaps, who will look at the evidence and who will look to their own experience and the fear that we all had that if this mob caught any of us that we would have been badly hurt.”
It’s funny how politicians who openly support violent Black Lives Matter rioting and looting, and who refuse to denounce Antifa violence, suddenly become outraged about mob violence when it gets too close for comfort personally.