During his rally in Texas Trump promised that he would give pardons to some Jan 6th prisoners — he was sure to point out that it is only in cases where it is required.
RINOs have no interest in these people being treated fairly.Â
Mitch McConnell just came out and said he doesn’t support shorter sentences for Jan 6th prisoners.
REPORTER: How concerned are you about the former president offering pardons to people who attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6â€¦?
MCCONNELL: â€¦I would not be in favor of shortening any of the sentences for any of the people who pleaded guilty to crimes. pic.twitter.com/QBhajP50LV
— JM Rieger (@RiegerReport) February 1, 2022
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell broke with former President Trump on Tuesday, saying that he does not believe individuals who pleaded guilty to crimes related to last yearâ€™s violent Capitol Hill protest should have their sentences shortened.
“One hundred and sixty-five people have pleaded guilty to criminal behavior,” the Kentucky Republican said when asked about Trumpâ€™s recent suggestion that he would issue pardons for the Capitol Hill rioters if he were re-elected as president. “None of the trials have been finished yet, but 165 have pleaded guilty to criminal behavior. My view is, I would not be in favor of shortening any of the sentences for any of the people who pleaded guilty to crimes.”
McConnell added that the election of 2020 was “decided on December 14 of 2020 when the Electoral College certified the winner of the election” and that the protesters were attempting to stop a peaceful transition of power, which had “never happened before in our country.”
Lindsey Graham also broke with Trump on this:
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