Kathy Griffin, Madonna and Robert De Niro mentioned by name during Trump's second impeachment hearings
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Celebrities Robert De Niro, Madonna and Kathy Griffin were name-checked by Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) during Donald Trump's historic second impeachment hearings Wednesday.
During his remarks at the hearing in the House, Buck highlighted the trio of stars as being particularly outspoken anti-Trump people, who he went as far to accuse of fomenting the violence that was seen last week at the U.S. Capitol. On Jan. 6, protesters of Joe Biden's win in the 2020 election breached the security of the Capitol building in what became a riot that left five people dead. "Robert De Niro said he wanted to punch the president in the face. Madonna thought about blowing up the White House. Kathy Lee Griffin [sic] held up a likeness of the president's beheaded head and nothing was said by my colleagues at that point in time," Buck said during his remarks. Griffin, who was incorrectly named as "Kathy Lee Griffin" by Buck, took to Twitter to comment on being name-dropped during the impeachment proceedings. ROBERT DE NIRO 'CONFOUNDED' BY TRUMP VOTERS, SAYS WE NEED TO 'SET AN EXAMPLE FOR' WHEN PUBLIC IS WRONG "My only take away… 'Kathy Griffin AND MADONNA,'" she wrote. In a follow-up tweet, she also commented on the name gaffe, writing: "Kathy LEE Griffin,…