“I’m disappointed right now,” said Mace. who worked for Trump’s 2016 campaignsaid Thursday morning. “I think after last night – and I’m in my 100th hour as a member of Congress – working on about two hours of sleep – I am disturbed. We have to rebuild our nation and we have to rebuild our party. That is not who we are. It’s utterly disturbing. And it’s sad. It’s heartbreaking. “
As for the president, “everything he worked for … all of that – his entire legacy – was wiped out yesterday,” she added. “We have to start over.”
Trump’s supporters were ultimately unable to permanently halt Congressional certification for President-elect Joe Biden’s victory on Wednesday afternoon, and after lawmakers returned to their chambers later that evening to reopen the process, several Republican allies offered the President’s own reprimands.
“Trump and I, we had a damn good trip. I hate being like this, ”said Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). “I can only say, count me out. Enough is enough. I tried to be helpful. “
Congress would conclude Biden’s victory early Thursday morning, and Trump – whose favorite social media accounts were temporarily banned after his posts were classified as violent – made a statement confirming for the first time that he was Resign from office and agree to an orderly transfer of power.