GOP Gov. warns of 'history repeating itself' with another Jan. 6 event if Trump ... trends now
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said that no one wants to see a January 6 repeat, but warned that there will be a 'political circus', at the least, surrounding a potential Trump indictment.
Donald Trump said that he expects to be arrested on Tuesday in the culmination of a New York District Attorney case involving his hush money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The former president called for his supporters to protest his impending indictment, which has led to fears that there could be another politically violent event like that of the Capitol attack on January 6, 2021.
'If someone's calling for protests, you always want to make sure that they're peaceful,' the GOP governor told CNN's State of the Union program on Sunday. 'And we know that that's going to happen. And that has happened before. In long history, in recent history in America, folks are always out there protesting what they see as an unjustified arrest or an unjustified indictment.'
'But you want to make sure it's peaceful,' he insisted. 'We don't want history to repeat itself in overly negative ways.'
Despite claiming that it's everyone's responsibility to ensure they are acting in ways that make a positive impact and don't get violent, Sununu admitted that there will likely be chaos surrounding any indictment or arrest of Trump.
NH Gov. Chris Sununu said no one wants to see a January 6 'repeat', but warned there will be a 'political circus' surrounding a Trump indictment
'You can't just put it on the former president – it's our responsibility, right, in society, in our communities, to make sure that, if we have something to say, we're doing it in the right way, and making sure we're making a positive effect going forward,' he said.
'But it is going to be a circus, right? It is going to be