Mace said she also doesn’t “operate on what the next election is going to look like.”
“I’m a single working mom of two kids,” 그녀는 계속했다. “I’m a constitutional conservative and I’ve been joined by constitutional conservatives both in the U.S. 상원과 미국. 집, both of my U.S. senators also supported us on the certification of the Electoral College last week.”
Mace went on to say she believes “it would mean a lot to this country if Republicans and Democrats would raise their hand and take responsibility for the things and the violence and the rhetoric” leading up to the deadly incident at the Capitol.
The riot left five people dead, including a veteran who reportedly served four tours with the Air Force, and a 우리. Capitol Police officer who died after suffering injuries. Dozens of people were arrested and at least 14 officers were wounded during the demonstrations, 당국은 말했다.
Trump invited supporters to rally in Washington Jan. 6, saying it would be “야생,” and gave a speech in which he said those rallying would march “peacefully” 국회 의사당. During the speech, he repeated the unproven claim that the election was stolen from him and told his supporters that he would “never concede.”
During his remarks, he renewed pressure on Vice President Mike Pence, claiming he should decertify the results of the presidential election and send it “back to the states,” claiming that if Pence did that, Trump would be president for another four years.
Mace said what she now sees “is that rhetoric has real consequences.”
“Someone threatened to shoot me on social media because I wasn’t ‘fighting for the president enough,’” 그녀가 말했다. “This isn’t who we are as a nation. It’s un-American and we’re better than this.”
When asked on Thursday if she still believed in Trump, the man she helped elect in 2016, 메이스는 말했다, “아니” and added that she “can’t condone” his rhetoric, The State reported. The newspaper said her stance was “a stunning departure” for the freshman member of Congress whose own political rise is tied to Trump’s presidency.
Two sources say McCarthy, R.-Calif., relayed the president’s sentiment on a call Monday with the House GOP Conference.
매카시, on the call Monday with Republicans, agreed that Trump bore blame for the unrest, which sent Congress into lockdown as lawmakers met to certify the results of the 2020 대통령 선거.
The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Following the violence, Congress returned and certified the Electoral College vote early Thursday, formally giving 조 바이든 his presidential victory.
“I had to walk through a crime scene to go vote in what should have been a ceremonial vote on the floor of the chamber in the middle of the night last week after the violent attacks on our nation’s Capitol,” 메이스는 말했다. “It was a very sad day for our country.”