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Insurrection requires consequences

Posted on February 11, 2021

Updated on February 12, 2021

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The Wake Weekly welcomes letters to the editor of 350 words or fewer. Letters should be signed with the writer's name and hometown. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Phone numbers are not published. Email your letter to the editor to editor@wakeweekly.com.

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The Wake Weekly welcomes letters to the editor of 350 words or fewer. Letters should be signed with the writer's name and hometown. Include a phone number for verification purposes. Phone numbers are not published. Email your letter to the editor to editor@wakeweekly.com.

My name is Belinda and I am a small business owner in Raleigh.

The House impeached Trump for his incitement of an armed insurrection against the U.S. government to throw out the results of the presidential election. Now, it’s time for the Senate to act.

The House drew a clear red line that Trump’s behavior warranted impeachment. If he’s convicted in the Senate, Trump can be forever barred from holding public office again. The Senate must hold Donald Trump accountable for his attack on our democracy and the rule of law. Our democracy must emerge stronger from this crisis.

I demand that our Senators vote for conviction and disqualification of former president Donald Trump.

Belinda Briggs
RALEIGH

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