Donald Trump has shown support for renewed riots after calling for the Constitution to be terminated in response to false allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 election, according to a former federal prosecutor.
Glenn Kirshner, a legal analyst for NBC and MSNBC and a frequent critic of the former president, reacted to Trump’s Truth Social post on Dec. 3.
While Mr Trump continues to falsely declare that the 2020 election was rigged against him, “massive fraud of this kind and scale is unacceptable to all, even those found in the Constitution.” Allows termination of rules, regulations and provisions.”
Kirschner tweeted that in calling for the constitution to be repealed, Trump “proved his criminal intent beyond doubt and beyond reasonable doubt.”
Kirshner expanded on these statements on his YouTube channel, citing his attempts to overturn the 2020 election and his accusations against prosecutors investigating the former president’s actions around January 6. It suggested that Trump had “almost come to an agreement” on proving criminal intent. , the 2021 riot at the Capitol.
Kirshner added that Trump’s proposal to repeal the Constitution was part of his plan to incite “riots, part two.”
“Donald Trump is now insisting that the Constitution be abolished, the results of the presidential election reversed, and that he be declared the rightful winner, and that he will use this declaration to create a new rebel army. We are recruiting.
“It’s clear that Donald Trump needs, wants, and is looking for a new group of rebels because he lost the last one. They will go to trial. They will be convicted.” and imprisoned.”
“So he needs more infantry. He needs more boots for Rebellion Sequel.”
Kirshner said Trump’s latest remarks said the Justice Department had “possible cause plus, plus, plus, plus” to indict Trump and urged him to “stop this dangerous insanity.” should be prosecuted, he added.
Lawrence H. Tribe, a professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School, also said Trump wants new riots in his latest remarks on the Constitution.
“It’s a peculiar statement. It’s like saying the quiet part out loud, that he has no respect for his country or anything but himself,” Tribe said. Washington Post. “It’s like saying, ‘Do you want to see the riots? I’ll show you the riots. I’ll tear them all apart.'”
Outgoing Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger accuses people within the GOP of not speaking out about the former president’s desire to end the Constitution, while also criticizing Trump for his remarks. was one of
“With the former president calling for the constitution to be abolished, no conservatives can legally support him and no supporters are called conservatives,” Kinzinger said. Tweeted. “This is insane. Trump hates the Constitution.”
In the tweet, Kinzinger tagged Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, and New York lawmakers. Elise Stefanik.
“Attacking the Constitution and all that it stands for is an abomination to the soul of our nation and should be universally condemned,” White House Deputy Press Secretary Andrew Bates said in a statement. ” he added.
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