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Rep. Chip Roy Says Trump Actions Were 'Impeachable' But Impeachment Articles Are 'Flawed'

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Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy said Wednesday that although Trump's actions were impeachable, the House Democrats' article of impeachment is "flawed."
"The president of the United States deserves universal condemnation for what was clearly, in my opinion, impeachable conduct, pressuring the vice president to violate his oath to the Constitution to count the electors," Roy said.

"His open and public pressure courageously rejected by the vice president purposefully seated the false belief among the president's supporters, including those assembled on Jan. 6, that there was a legal path to the president," he continued.

"It was foreseeable and reckless to sow such false belief that could lead to violence and rioting by loyal supporters whipped into a frenzy."

Rioters breached the Capitol building last week during a protest that turned into a deadly riot against the Electoral College's certification of the presidential election results, multiple sources said. The House voted to impeach Trump with an article of "incitement of insurrection." (RELATED: Democratic NY Rep Adriano Espaillat Accuses Trump Of Sending 'A Mob' To Assassinate Vice President Pence, Speaker Pelosi)

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