Mitch McConnell says the mob that stormed the US Capitol was ‘provoked by the president’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke at the Senate’s return from recess on Tuesday. In his remarks, he said the mob that attacked the US Capitol on January 6 was “fed lies” and “provoked by the president and other powerful people.”

The Senate has not confirmed a date for its upcoming impeachment trial for President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for a second time on January 13.

McConnell made the remarks on his last full day as majority leader, speaking on the eve of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration and as the Senate was bracing to receive a single article of impeachment from the House charging Trump with ‘incitement of insurrection.

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