Martha MacCallum spars with Jason Miller over Trump’s response to Capitol riot: ‘You were there

Martha MacCallum spars with Jason Miller over Trump's response to Capitol riot: 'You were there'

Die storiehost Martha MacCallum tangled with Trump 2020 veldtog senior adviser Jason Miller Wednesday over President Trump‘S delayed condemnation of last week’s violence on Capitol Hill.

MacCallum pointed to a video released earlier Wednesday in which Trumpunequivocallycondemned the violence that took place Jan. 6, wat dit vermeld “mob violence goes against everything I believe in and everything our movement stands for.

The Fox News host questioned why Trump hadn’t more forcefully called out violent groups, specifically QAnon and The Proud Boys at his rally prior to the riot, telling Miller thatthose peoplestained the last moments of the presidency.

Miller argued that those responsible for the chaos had planned to commit acts of violence prior to the president’s speech, and claimed that condemnation from the president likely would not havemade a differencein what transpired at the Capitol. He told MacCallum that thehorrific eventshould be considered as the start of ahealing processfor the country.

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It’s a desperate time, and somebody is going to have to be the bigger person in this situation.

— Martha MacCallum, Fox News host

Jason, ek bedoel, this is more than a week later,” MacCallum fired back. “Six people died. He could’ve came out that dayand I know as well as you do, you were there, you spent a lot of time with the president over the past week, this I knowImagine if he had been this forceful … dan. I think thateverything would be a little different today.

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When Miller claimed that Trumpdid come out last week and condemned the violence,” MacCallum forcefully interjected, “He said ‘it was a landslide, the journey is just beginning, I love you.'

Miller then turned the conversation to Trump’s second impeachment, which garnered support from both Republicans and Democrats during a House vote on Wednesday evening.

MacCallum agreed that it was arush job,” but suggested that Trumpgo to the inauguration and meet with the incoming presidentas an act of good faith to promote a peaceful transfer of power.

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There is no appeasing the left with the hatred they have for the president,” Miller said.

It’s a desperate time,” MacCallum said pointedly, “and somebody is going to have to be the bigger person in this situation.

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