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  • over the last several days, we presented overwhelming evidence that establishes the charges in the article of impeachment.

  • We've shown you how President Trump created a powder keg, lit a match and then continued his incitement even even as he failed to defend us from the ensuing violence.

  • We've supported our position with images, videos, affidavits, documents, tweets and other evidence, leaving no doubt that the Senate should convict.

  • We believe we prove in our case.

  • But last night, Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Butler of Washington State issued a statement confirming that in the middle of the insurrection, when House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called the president to beg for help, President Trump responded, And I quote, Well, Kevin, I guess these people arm or upset about the election than you are.

  • Needless to say, this is an additional critical piece of corroborating evidence, further confirming the charges before you, as well as the president's willful Declan, dereliction of duty and desertion of duty as commander in chief of United States, his state of mind and his further incitement of the insurrection on January 6th.

  • For that reason, and because this is the proper time to do so under the resolution that the Senate adopted to set the rules for the trial.

  • We would like the opportunity to subpoena Congresswoman her era regarding her communications with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and to subpoena her contemporaneous notes that she made regarding what President Trump told Kevin McCarthy in the middle of the insurrection.

  • Congresswoman Butler further stated that she hopes other witnesses to this part of the story.

  • Other Patriots, as she put it, would come forward.

  • And if that happens, we would seek the opportunity to take their depositions via Zoom, also for less than an hour or two.

  • Subpoena other relevant documents is, well.

over the last several days, we presented overwhelming evidence that establishes the charges in the article of impeachment.

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