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The specter of violence continues. Republican lawmakers are straight accountable

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However as fact teller and former Trump Nationwide Safety Council member Fiona Hill notes in a Politico essay about Trump’s coup, all Trump’s supporters nonetheless imagine the “Huge Lie” that Trump received the election as a result of neither Trump nor his GOP conspirators have informed them in any other case.

“Except the Huge Lie is totally refuted, we will anticipate extra makes an attempt to subvert the constitutional order from Trump’s supporters,” writes Hill, who has been learning authoritarian regimes for 3 a long time. “If we’re to revive democratic norms and ensure this doesn’t occur once more, these congressional Republicans must take private accountability for his or her actions in assist of Trump’s coup try. They need to inform the reality to their constituents concerning the election and what the president tried to do.”

Hill is strictly proper. Solely the individuals who perpetrated and precipitated this disaster can clear it up—Trump and his Republican conspirators. On Jan. 20, Trump will go away workplace however these GOP lawmakers will stay. So if they need the unity that so lots of them are conveniently calling for now that they are going to be relegated to the minority, they will begin by telling the reality: Joe Biden received the election and Trump bamboozled all his fanatics. 

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