Republican operative and Trump associate Roger Stone said Thursday that lawmakers attempting to impeach President Trump would be met with armed insurrection. Stone was speaking with the celebrity news service TMZ.
Roger Stone: “Try to impeach him. Just try it. You will have a spasm of violence in this country, an insurrection like you’ve never seen.”
Reporter: “You think?”
Roger Stone: “No question.”
Reporter: “You think if he got impeached, like, the country would go to—”
Roger Stone: “Both sides are heavily armed, my friend. Yes, absolutely.”
Some Democratic congressmembers have introduced—or plan to introduce—articles of impeachment against Trump. The congressmembers include Rep. Brad Sherman of California, Rep. Al Green of Texas and Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee.