Well, it felt like a desecration to me. He needs to be — and if that means removing him from office using the 25th Amendment, so be it. Whose opinion would you want to hear from aside from Capehart and Brooks to help you understand the future of American politics after January 6? Ben Sasse is coming out. Yes, I don't support the 25th Amendment. Watch Jul 03 David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart on coronavirus failures, anti-Trump Republicans. Read Jul 03 WATCH LIVE: Trump speaks at July 4 Mount Rushmore celebration. But I will admit that I was shocked to see a marauding band of — and I will use this phrasing — domestic terrorists storming the citadel of American democracy, brazenly breaking into the United States Capitol, breaking into the Senate chamber, and then that iconic photo that was on the front page of The Washington Post, and I'm sure other papers around the country, of law enforcement officers inside the House of Representatives pointing their guns at the doors, and seeing the faces of the people trying to burst inside. That is Brooks and Capehart. I know some people are asking, why now, after four years? And, David Brooks, as you're reflecting on this, what are you thinking? These are just shocking images, the result of four years of what has been a — four years of moral degradation for the country and humiliation. Media literacy: Whose opinion would you want to hear from aside from Capehart and Brooks to help you understand the future of American politics after January 6? And I only end on the upbeat note that one of the reporters saw some National Guardsmen in the Rotunda today. As the nation nears 400,000 deaths from the coronavirus, we honor five people who lost their lives due to COVID-19. And then there are the, I believe, it's eight senators who voted for the objections after what happened earlier that day on Wednesday. Even if the House did it, and the Senate was deliberating, it would be an act of discipline. But if there's one possible silver lining that could come out of what happened on Wednesday, is that what happened on January 6 was so shocking to the conscience of more than a few Republicans on Capitol Hill, that it will shock them into getting back to work, because this nation has a lot of issues that need to be attended to, least among them — actually, top of mind, the coronavirus pandemic, as we keep breaking…. Again, this country has a lot of issues and a lot of problems that need to be worked on. … death toll averages every day, including today. After listening to this segment, do you think President Trump should be impeached even though his term ends in a little over one week? And Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley especially should be ashamed of what they did to that chamber and to — and to our democracy by doing what they're — doing what they did, and doing what they're doing. We have just learned that they have permanently blocked President Trump. He needs to be held accountable for what he incited on Wednesday. Brooks & Capehart classroom resource: A transformative two weeks for the U.S. Video. I'm not surprised by what happened, given who the president of the United States is and his track record over the last four years, in terms of inciting passions in people that go way beyond what they should be. This is a couple days in which Lisa Murkowski, Chris Christie, a bunch, three Republican governors have called for the resignation. Brooks & Capehart classroom resource: A transformative two weeks for the U.S. I think it's a 50/50 country. But what about where this leaves the Republican Party and where our government, as Joe Biden prepares to take office? That's for incapacitation. https://www.facebook.com/PBSNewsHourExtra/, Inauguration special: Gen Z discuss hopes for the future of democracy, Lessons and stories from Inauguration Day. But thank you both very much, Jonathan Capehart, David Brooks. We mark this momentous week with the next chapter in a "NewsHour" tradition. News for Students and Teacher Resources 6–12 Grade Level. And I — my hope is that we break the fever here. The problem is, he's not incapacitated. And now for their take on this week in politics, we turn to Brooks and Capehart. 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