No one, not even Donald Trump, is above the law.
When I was sworn into the Senate, I found myself in the middle of one of the most consequential moments in our nation’s history: Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial.
But my fight began four years earlier, when Donald Trump originated his Big Lie by attacking the integrity of California’s elections. As California’s Chief Election Officer, I fought tirelessly against the disinformation and attacks on our elections that ultimately led to the violent and deadly insurrection in our nation’s Capitol on January 6th.
Now our path forward is clear: There can be no progress without accountability.
No one, including Donald Trump, is above the law. And there can be no hope for unity for our country moving forward without accountability now.
And yet, some of my Republican colleagues believe we should simply forget about this terrible day and simply move on. But actions must have consequences and the only way to prevent this kind of attack on our democracy again is by holding those responsible accountable.
I pray that the United States Senate stands on the right side of history at this moment. I think we can get there, and your support would go a long way.
Thank you so much for your support as we conduct this second impeachment trial in the Senate. Your voice and your support are greatly needed to urge my Republican colleagues to take action and not try to sweep this horrible stain on our history under the rug.
I’ll be in touch with more as we make progress.
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