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Some Texas Republicans decried Capitol insurrection — but didn’t connect the violence to their own rhetoric

Texas lawmakers and other officials have taken the lead on baseless lawsuits that sought to dismiss the results of the presidential election and have tried to rally Trump supporters to protest his loss.

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, spoke at a Freedom Caucus press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in Decembe…
Trump supporters enter the Capitol during a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021. The House and Se…
Trump supporters enter the Capitol during a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021. The House and Se…

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