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Rep. Paul Tonko speaks out: ‘Unprecedented assault,’ calls for immediate Trump impeachment, removal

Congressman Paul Tonko in August.
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Congressman Paul Tonko in August.

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko spoke out via Twitter about the pro-Trump mom that stormed the U.S. Capital, calling what happened an “unprecedented assault” and “nothing less than an attempted coup.”

Tonko, D-Amsterdam, also described his experience inside the House chamber at the time of the attack.

In a series of six tweets sent out shortly after 10 p.m., and after the House reconvened, Tonko also pointed directly at President Trump, calling for his immediate impeachment and removal.

Tonko’s six tweets:

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