manager Adam Schiff (D-California) says there is a “strong effort” to overthrow the 2020 presidential election, and Americans are still not paying enough attention.
member of sif House January 6 Committeepanel speech final presentation and New York Times editorial on thursday. The piece focused specifically on the Republican members of Congress who voted to overturn the 2020 election.
Even after the Capitol and Metropolitan Police quelled the riots at great cost, the Republican majority in the House picked up where they left off and voted to overturn results in key states.
sum of 147 Republicans 139 of 221 Republicans in the House and 8 of 51 Republicans in the Senate voted to overturn the election results.
committee on monday Four Criminal Charges Against Trump to the Department of Justice. In his op-ed, Schiff urged the DOJ to “ensure the unauthorized form of accountability that Congress provides.” it’s an indictment.
“It’s a dangerous attempt to bring a former president to justice who is still calling for the ‘repeal’ of the constitution,” Schiff said.
“Not doing so is far more dangerous.”
Separately An editorial in the Los Angeles TimesSchiff wrote that the Justice Department “must maintain the standards it set at the beginning of the investigation” on deadly riots.
“But protecting our democracy requires more than oversight, accountability and even justice,” he continued.
He called on Congress to take action to prevent “another dictator from destroying our democratic institutions” by enacting reforms based on the commission’s findings.
“The oversight undertaken by the January 6th Commission has been difficult, and the pursuit of justice can be even more difficult,” Schiff wrote. All the results. ”