Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) began day two of the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump on Wednesday by displaying evidence to support the argument that Trump is guilty of inciting the January 6 Capitol riot. Social media users allege that Raskin made a false statement during his argument. The Claim Twitter users allege that Raskin, the lead impeachment manager, falsely said that Trump supporters burned a church during a Million MAGA March in December. On Twitter , British YouTuber and writer Paul Joseph Watson posted: “House impeachment manager Rep Jamie Raskin falsely claimed that Trump supporters took part in the ‘burning of a church’ and ‘impaled’ police officers during his speech in the Senate yesterday,” in a tweet that received more than 800 likes and 300 retweets. PT News Network tweeted: “@RepRaskin literally just lied on the Senate floor saying a church was burned down in DC on Dec 12. Is he not under oath? The only church that burned down was May 31st and BLM rioters were the ones responsible.” The Facts Raskin was appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in January as the leading house manager for Trump’s second impeachment trial. Day two of the trial began… Read full this story
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