Posted 42 days ago
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice pushed back on Sunny Hostin, arguing the American people had concerns beyond the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill.
Rice made an appearance on Wednesday’s broadcast of “The View” on ABC, and she said while she certainly agreed the riot was a horrible stain on American history, the majority of people outside of Washington, D. C. and the media were more concerned with the issues that impacted their daily lives than in continuing to rehash what happened at the Capitol that day.
Joy Behar began the segment with a comment about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, saying she thought he might disagree with Republicans who wanted to see former President Donald Trump run again in 2024.
“Let that ship go. And also, probably he’d like to get past the insurrection … Am I right?” she asked.
“Now, my turn, right?” Rice asked with a laugh. She noted that she had been very critical of what had happened Jan. 6 and that anyone who violated the law that day should be prosecuted.
“I also on Jan. 6, for the first time since I was the National Security Adviser on September 11, I cried that day,” Rice continued, saying that she expected to see things like that in countries that she studied, not the country in which she lived.
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