The 'Left' lit 'actual flames!' -GOP Rep. Gaetz

"This president has faced unprecedented hatred and resistance from big media, big tech and big egos, from congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle. Before the rioters tore through that glass, Speaker Pelosi stood at that rostrum and tore through the president's State of the Union speech, inciting anger, resentment, division," said Gaetz.

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MATT GAETZ: Seems to me that impeachment is an itch that doesn't go away with just one scratch. It also seems that President Trump may be most likely to be impeached when he is correct. Before the last presidential impeachment, President Trump rightly pointed out the improper activities of the Biden crime family. And subsequently, he's been proven right. And don't think for a moment, Madame Speaker, that we're going to drop that or stop our pursuit for the truth.

This President has faced unprecedented hatred and resistance from big media, big tech, and big egos, from congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle. Before the rioters tore through that glass, Speaker Pelosi stood at that rostrum and tore through the President's State of the Union speech, inciting anger, resentment, division.

I denounce political violence from all ends of the spectrum. But make no mistake, the left in America has incited far more political violence than the right. For months, our cities burned, police stations burned, our businesses were shattered. And they said nothing, or their cheer led for it, and they fundraised for it, and they allowed it to happen in the greatest country in the world. Now some have cited, some have cited the metaphor that the President lit the flame. Well, they lit actual flames, actual fires.

- Time expired. There will be order in the House.

MATT GAETZ: And I yield back.