Jawdropping Video of Capitol Riots to Kick Off Trump Trial Completely Floors Twitter: ‘What a Stain on Our Nation’

The stunning 13-minute video montage of Capitol riots played at the outset of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial on Tuesday, has sent shockwaves through social media.

The footage was introduced by impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD). After the montage was played in the Senate chamber — a video which depicted shocking violence and chaos in the Capitol on Jan. 6 — the Maryland congressman argued that the case for Senate conviction ought to be open-and-shut.

“The president was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives on January 13th for doing that,” Raskin said. “That’s a high crime and misdemeanor. If that’s not an impeachable offense, then there’s no such thing.”

The video generated shock and anger far and wide:

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