In a tweet on Wednesday, multi-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said that Senate Republicans who do not vote to convict former President Trump are his “co-conspirators.”
If Senate Republicans fail to convict Donald Trump, it won't be because the facts were with him or his lawyers mounted a competent defense. It will be because the jury includes his co-conspirators.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 10, 2021
Clinton, who called President Trump an “illegitimate president” and claimed that Trump “knows” he stole the 2016 election, suggested in a Washington Post Op-Ed that “stop the steal” rhetoric from Trump incited the Capitol riot on January 6th.
On Thursday, Clinton tweeted again, saying the “insurrection isn’t over” because “In Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country, the assault on American democracy that began on January 6 rages on,” quoting a Newsweek article that she posted.
The insurrection isn't over. "In Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country, the assault on American democracy that began on January 6 rages on,” write @ivotefund's @EllenKurz and @RepMcGovern.https://t.co/jVrLn4fuby
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 11, 2021
The article makes the claim that voter identification and verification practices “specifically targeting low-income Black and Latino communities.” The article goes on to state that legislation “must enable automatic voter registration (AVR) and make vote-by-mail (VBM) systems permanent and universal—not just when there’s a global pandemic.”