- Rep. Zoe Lofgren compiled a report of social media activity from lawmakers who voted to overturn the election.
- The 1,939-page report includes posts from before the election in November and after the Capitol riots.
- The longest section is Arizona at 257 pages, and 177 pages list social media activity by Rep. Paul Gosar.
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Rep. Zoe Lofgren, who chairs the chair of the House Administration Committee and served as a House impeachment manager in the first impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, asked her staff to compose the 1,939-page report, which has been public online for a week.
It includes posts from other members of the House of Representatives immediately before the election in November and after the Capitol riots on January 6.
In the foreword of the report, Lofgren wrote of the “deep concerns” she has about Trump and “the actions he took which incited and encouraged the domestic terrorists who attacked the Capitol.”
The House voted to impeach the former president for the second time on a single charge of inciting the violence at the Capitol insurrection. He was later acquitted by the Senate.
“Like former President Trump, any elected Member of Congress who aided and abetted the insurrection or incited the attack seriously threatened our democratic government,” Lofgren wrote in the report’s foreword. “They would have betrayed their oath of office and would be implicated in the same constitutional provision cited in the Article of Impeachment.”
“Any appropriate disciplinary action is a matter not only of the Constitution and law, but also of fact,” the California Democrat continued. “Many of former President Trump’s false statements were made in very public settings.”
“Had Members made similar public statements in the weeks and months before the January 6th attack?”
The report proceeds to break down social media activity by representatives by state. The longest section, at 257 pages, is Arizona – with 177 pages listing social media activity by Rep. Paul Gosar, a Republican from Arizona. Gosar has faced recent scrutiny for speaking at a white nationalist conference.
Gosar came under scrutiny after Ali Alexander, who organized the “Stop the Steal” rally that preceded the Capitol riots, said three GOP congressmen – Reps. Reps. Andy Biggs, Mo Brooks, and Gosar – helped him orchestrate it, according to a January report by The Washington Post.