“The violent mob that stormed the United States Capitol today, causing senseless loss of life, was there only because of the reckless and anti-democratic actions of Donald Trump. Trump has incited violence, flouted the rule of law, and encouraged the worst impulses of his followers. Today he reaped the whirlwind.
“Trump and those who have enabled him have done real damage to our democracy — but American democracy is much stronger than they are. Democracy will prevail and Trump will leave office, but all Americans and especially our leaders should reflect on how this man has been enabled, and resolve to prevent this from ever being tolerated again.”
- Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund
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