'We told you so,' Democratic Rep. Richmond says

In what is likely his final floor speech as a Congressman, Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La, urged his colleagues to impeach the president.

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Rep. Richmond on his support of Pres. Trump's impeachment: “In the first impeachment, Republicans said we didn’t need to impeach him because he learned his lesson…Well, we said, if we didn’t remove him, he would do it again. Simply put, we told you so.”

In what is likely his final floor speech as a Congressman, Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La, urged his colleagues to impeach the president.

House Democrat asks FBI to investigate 'reconnaissance' tours claimsRep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., said she has requested an FBI investigation intosome members of Congress led people through the Capitol on a"reconnaissance" tour of the building a day before the riot last week.

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“We’re requesting an investigation right now,” Sherrill told reporters Wednesday.In the Facebook video Sherrill posted Tuesday, she did not make clear which members she allegedly saw leading such groups on tour, or who was in the groups, but said, “There's members of Congress who incited this violent crowd."

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, told reporters Wednesday that he was aware of the names of some of those congressmen, but wouldn’t reveal their identities."I’ve heard a couple, but I'm going to wait to make sure we get verification," Ryan said."I don’t want to throw any member under the bus." headtopics.com

Ryan added that the allegations had “been passed on” to authorities “as early as Wednesday night, Thursday morning last week."Share this -Rebecca Shabad2h ago / 6:05 PM UTCPelosi calls Trump 'a clear and present danger' to the U.S. ahead of impeachment vote

Opening two hours of debate ahead of the impeachment vote Wednesday afternoon, Pelosi laid out her argument for why the president should be held accountable for the events leading to the riot in the Capitol last week."We know that the president of the United States incited this insurrection, this armed rebellion, against our country," she said in remarks on the House floor."He must go. He is a clear and present danger to the nation that we all love."

Pelosi said the people who participated in the insurrection were"not patriots," but rather"domestic terrorists."She called on Republicans to"search your souls" as they approached the vote. Read more: NBC News »

Trump should resign or be removed by 25th Amendment: Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., appeared on ABC's 'This Week.'

Horrible! Congress has lost their mind! Hypocrites! How many of them truly incited violence during the summer and fall?!