Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), one of the GOP lawmakers who helped make the January 6th events possible, now blames Nancy Pelosi for the MAGA mob that attacked and tried to shut down the Capitol to murder.
Shortly after Senate Democrats and Republicans voted to call impeachment witnesses, Cruz said Trump’s attorneys will likely call Pelosi.
“Nancy Pelosi is clearly a relevant witness on this matter,” said the Texas Senator. “Spokeswoman Pelosi can testify when she knew exactly what she knew about the threats to the Capitol.”
Cruz suggested that Pelosi was responsible for the Capitol’s lack of protection when it was attacked by Trump supporters.
Ted Cruz is out here trying to blame Nancy Pelosi for a MAGA mob descending on the Capitol over a violent riot. Pic.twitter.com/Z8haU9naE5
– Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) February 13, 2021
If the property managers call Rep. Herrera Beutler (R-WA), it is very likely that President Trump’s lawyers will call Nancy Pelosi. Nancy Pelosi is clearly a relevant witness on this matter. Spokeswoman Pelosi can testify when she knew exactly what she knew about the threats to the Capitol. And in particular, it can testify – we already heard that the House Sergeant of Arms declined to protect the Capitol from the National Guard on January 6th because of its appearance. And I think Spokeswoman Pelosi can testify whether she made a decision based on optics and politics not to have additional protection in the Capitol to prevent the terrorist attack that played out.
The mob searched for Nancy Pelosi during the attack
If Ted Cruz had been paying attention during the impeachment trial this week, he might have seen footage of Trump’s terrorists looking for Nancy Pelosi during the attack.
In a video shared during the trial, rioters could be heard saying, “Where are you, Nancy? Oh Nancy, we are looking for you! “
Had they prevailed and found the House Speaker, she would likely have been seriously injured or killed.
If anyone should be called in to testify, it is Ted Cruz. After all, he was instrumental in spreading Donald Trump’s big lie about electoral fraud that ultimately led to the January 6 attack.
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Sean Colarossi currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for both of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He also worked with Planned Parenthood as the Outreach Organizer of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, helping Northeast Ohio residents get health insurance.