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McConnell tears into Trump after voting to acquit, says there's 'no question' Trump was responsible for the Capitol siege

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell rebuked former President Donald Trump in a blistering speech on the Senate floor Saturday afternoon - almost immediately after voting to acquit Trump in his second impeachment trial.
McConnell tore into Trump for his "disgraceful dereliction of duty" during last month's Capitol siege, blaming the former president for the deadly event.
"There is no question - none - that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the day," McConnell said. "The people that stormed this building believed they...
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Watch: McConnell's full remarks following Senate vote to acquit Trump

Watch: McConnell's full remarks following Senate vote to acquit Trump

18 days ago   |   By NBC News

During a lengthy and powerful speech on the Senate floor, Mitch McConnell blamed former President Trump for " a growing crescendo of false statements, conspiracy theories and reckless hyperbole."
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