Hillary Clinton says Republican Senators who don't vote to convict Trump will be 'his co-conspirators'
HILLARY Clinton took to Twitter to slam Republican Senators who don't vote to convict Donald Trump as "his co-conspirators."
Clinton's commentary comes as former president Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is underway.
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The former US Secretary of State tweeted on Wednesday morning: "If Senate Republicans fail to convict Donald Trump, it won't be because the facts were with him or his lawyers mounted a competent defense.
"It will be because the jury includes his co-conspirators."
The ex first lady isn't new to condemning members of the GOP – as just just last month she insisted "QAnon Rep" Marjorie Taylor Greene should be "on a watch list" after posts backing Democrat executions resurfaced online.
Clinton's tweet followed just minutes after Nancy Pelosi insisted the "evidence of President Trump’s guilt is overwhelming."
The 80-year-old House Speaker wrote to Twitter: "If future presidents know they can incite an insurrection in their final days in office & get away w/ it, we invite dangerous abuses of power.
"The Senate must convict President Trump & disqualify him from holding future office."
Some of the evidence she was referring to is the harrowing new footage showing how Mike Pence and Mitt Romney fled for their lives as rioters smashed into the Capitol.
Meanwhile, unearthed tweets and video show impeachment managers in the trial against Trump using the words "fight like hell" to speak to their supporters.
The phrase plays a key role in Trump's second impeachment trial, as Democrats say the former president used similar language to incite the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
Pro-Trump PAC Save America unearthed a video of California Rep Eric Swalwell and old tweets from Maryland Rep Jamie Raskin using the same language Trump used in his speech before the deadly riot.
Both Swalwell and Raskin spoke on the second day of Trump's impeachment trial on Wednesday.
Raskin's unearthed tweets were from September 2020, after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
"The GOP rush to replace Justice Ginsburg is all about destroying the Affordable Care Act, women’s health care and reproductive freedom, and the voting rights and civil rights of the people," Raskin wrote.
"We must fight like hell to stop this assault on health care and the Constitution."
Swalwell used the phrase as well in a 2019 interview with CNN, where he said he would "fight like hell" to make sure the American people saw Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Democratic lawmakers have repeatedly cited Trump's use of words like "fight" to incite his supporters to violently attempt to block Congress from certifying Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election.
Meanwhile, Republican Ted Cruz has blasted the "hypocrite" Dems for "cheering on" Black Lives Matter and Antifa while accusing Trump of inciting a riot.
During the day one of Trump's impeachment trial, the former president's lawyer David Schoen showed a video compilation of Democrats calling for Trump’s impeachment since the start of his presidency.
The clips showed various Democrats urging for Trump's impeachment – including Maxine Waters, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Elizabeth Warren.
Prior to showing the video compilation, Schoen said: "The denial of due process in this case of course starts with the House of Representatives.
"In this unprecedented snap impeachment process… It is a function of the insatiable lust for impeachment in the House for the past four years, consider this."
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