Former Vice President Mike Pence stated Thursday he is not going to enable Democrats or their media allies to make use of January 6 to discredit the aspirations of tens of millions of Americans.
“You understand, we’ve all been via so much over the previous 12 months. A worldwide pandemic, civil unrest, a divisive election, and tragedy at our nation’s capitol,” Pence said throughout a speech given on the annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner hosted by the Hillsborough County Republicans in Manchester, New Hampshire.
“As I stated that day, January 6 was a darkish day within the historical past of the US Capitol. However due to the swift motion of the Capitol Police and federal regulation enforcement violence was quelled,” he famous.
“The Capitol was secured, and that very same day we reconvened the Congress and did our responsibility beneath the Structure and the legal guidelines of the US,” Pence continued:
You understand, President Trump and I’ve spoken many occasions since we left workplace, and I don’t know if we’ll ever see eye to eye on that day. However I’ll all the time be happy with what we achieved for the American folks during the last 4 years. And I cannot enable Democrats or their allies within the media to make use of one tragic day to discredit the aspirations of tens of millions of Individuals.
Or enable Democrats or their allies within the media to distract our consideration from the brand new administration intent on dividing our nation to advance their radical agenda. My fellow Republicans, for our nation, for our future, for our kids, and our grandchildren, we should transfer ahead united.
Following the vote, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued a press release through which he known as the laws a politically motivated witch hunt.
“With a number of investigations already underway, I don’t help the politically motivated January 6 Fee led by Sen. Schumer and Speaker Pelosi,” he stated.