On Wednesday, Republicans unearthed past instances of Democratic House impeachment managers and President Biden using the words “fight” or “fight like hell,” one of the key accusations against former President Donald Trump at his trial in the Senate.
Save America PAC’s “Trump War Room” tweeted a “FLASHBACK” screenshot of House Senior Manager Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Invoking the notion of combat to block Republican efforts to swiftly replace the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who followed her. death in September.
“The Republican Party’s rush to replace Judge Ginsburg has to do with the destruction of the Affordable Care Act, women’s reproductive freedom and health care, and voting rights and civil rights for women. people ”, Raskin tweeted at the time.
“We must fight like hell to stop this assault on health care and the Constitution.”
In another tweet discovered by Trump War Room, Raskin exhorted, “This is our democracy – fight for it” in 2017 while asking for a probe about Trump’s alleged ties to Russia.
In a 2019 Atlantic magazine interview, Raskin said of Trump’s presidency: “Let’s hope for the best, let’s be prepared for the worst, and let’s fight like hell for the Constitution.” Trump War Room tweeted.
And a 2017 article posted on his own website shows Raskin said“We have to wake up every day and fight like hell for liberal democracy, not just in Maryland, not just in the United States, but around the world.”
The Trump War Room also resurfaced a pair of 2017 tweets in which House Manager Ted Lieu (R-Calif.) Put a violent twist on former first lady Michelle Obama’s famous creed, “When they go down, we high or tall”.
“I like that. But I like it better, ‘when they go down, we fight'”, said in one.
House manager Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) Was also revealed to have tweeted in 2018 he was “truly honored to have the support of such an intrepid leader as we fight to win back Congress” following his endorsement of the then Senator. Kamala Harris, who is now vice president.
During Trump’s second impeachment trial, House managers have repeatedly cited Trump’s use of “fighting” and “fighting like hell” while addressing his supporters shortly before the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill. from the United States.
“President Trump used the word ‘fight’ or ‘fight’ 20 times, including telling the crowd that they needed to ‘fight like hell’ to save our democracy,” US Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Pa.) Said Wednesday in the afternoon.
Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee also tweeted a screenshot then-candidate Biden discussing how his father climbed the stairs to give him the news that his family had to move from Pennsylvania to Delaware in order to earn a living.
“This is why I have spent my entire career fighting, and I will continue to fight, like hell so that no one has to walk again,” Biden tweeted in May.
In a sarcastic reference to the pending “incitement to insurrection” charge against Trump, @JudiciaryGOP added: “Incitement?”
Jason Miller, Former Trump Campaign Spokesperson and Advisor also joked on Twitter Wednesday night he would say that Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) “is fighting like hell to figure out what to do, but then they would indict me.”
Leahy is presiding over the impeachment as president pro tempore of the Senate because Chief Justice John Roberts “doesn’t want to,” said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).