Aim of Impeachment Was to Paint All Trump Voters as Criminals: Rep. Mike JohnsonEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) said Sunday that Democrats used the impeachment of former President Donald Trump as a tool to paint all of his supporters with the brush of Capitol breach-related criminality. Johnson told Breitbart News in an interview on Feb. 14 that the ultimate aim of impeaching Trump a second time was to associate the 75 million Americans who voted for him with those individuals who on Jan. 6 broke the law. “They really wanted to use impeachment as a vehicle because they wanted to equate all those tens of millions of Trump’s voters and all of his supporters and everybody who came to the rally, they wanted to equate all of those people with the couple hundred criminals who came in and ransacked the Capitol,” Johnson told the outlet. Asked about the future of impeachment, Johnson said it would increasingly become a tool of partisan spats. “You weaponized this. …Read More

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