The truth is, this attack never would've happened but for Donald Trump. — Rep. Madeleine Dean, Impeachment manager
The truth is, this attack never would've happened but for Donald Trump. — Rep. Madeleine Dean, Impeachment manager
Impeachment manager chokes up describing 'terrifying banging' on House chamber doors amid Capitol attack
  • Rep. Madeleine Dean teared up as she discussed the Capitol attack during Trump's impeachment trial.
  • Dean said she would "never forget" the "terrifying banging" she heard on the House chamber doors.
  • "The truth is, this attack never would've happened but for Donald Trump," Dean said.
Impeachment manager Rep. Madeleine Dean of Pennsylvania on Wednesday became emotional as she recounted the Capitol attack and what it was like to be in the House chamber as a pro-Trump mob descended upon the building.

Speaking during the second day of former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Dean said, "So they came, draped in Trump's flag, and used our flag, the American flag, to batter and to bludgeon. And at 2:30, I heard that terrifying banging on House chamber doors. For the first time in more than 200 years, the seat of our government was ransacked on our watch."

... "This was not just one speech. This was weeks and weeks of deliberate effort by Donald Trump to overturn the election results so that he didn't have to give up the presidency," Dean said.
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