Donald Trump in trial over Capitol Hill riots, US authorities revolt

Home impeachment supervisor Jamie Raskin is telling senators that whereas the siege of the Capitol carried out by Trump supporters on January 6 appeared like insanity, “there was methodology to the insanity that day.”

Raskin says Trump intentionally orchestrated the mob by holding a rally on the identical time Congress was verifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory.

House impeachment manager Jamie Raskin opens proceedings.

Home impeachment supervisor Jamie Raskin opens proceedings.Credit score:AP

“He stated ‘battle like hell’ they usually introduced us hell on that day,” Raskin stated.

Raskin is taking part in footage of Trump telling his supporters that he sympathised with their damage after the election was “stolen” from him.

Raskin says Trump continued “to behave as inciter-as-chief … by telling the mob that their election had been stolen from them,” Raskin stated.