By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.S. Political Editor For Dailymail.com
Published: 19:18 GMT, 11 January 2021 | Updated: 19:19 GMT, 11 January 2021
Republican Rep. Darrell Issa is warning Democrats are 'overplaying a lot of things, including the deaths of these people' by pursuing impeachment, following the Capitol riot that led to the death of a Capitol Police officer.
He spoke as the Capitol was still mourning the loss of Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick, who died amid the violent riot in the Capitol by Trump supporters following the president's speech at a 'stop the steal' rally Wednesday.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Democrats sought to bring up a resolution Monday that would have instructed Vice President Mike Pence to convene the cabinet and invoke the 25th Amendment seeking to declare Trump unfit for office, while introducing an article of impeachment expected to come to a vote Wednesday.
'Well it's probably similar to shutting off the Twitter feed of somebody after, after his presidency is essentially all over,' Issa said, comparing the impeachment effort to Twitter shutting down Trump's feed by saying there was a risk of incitement to violence.
Republican Rep. Darrell Issa said Democrats are 'overplaying a lot of things, including the deaths of these people' following the riot by Trump supporters inside the U.S. Capitol
'It's kicking when he's down, it's getting rid of 88 million people who follow and listen to the President,' said Issa,' putting the effort in terms of Trump's own legacy and state of mind.
Issa claimed that 'liberals saw an opportunity misstep by the President that they're going to overplay and they're overplaying it as we speak.' Some Republicans have called for Trump to step down after calling for his supporters to 'fight' before the Capitol riot. The impeachment article charges Trump