Professor Eissler: Senate Conviction of Trump Would Show That Inciting Violence Will Not Be Tolerated

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

KTVU-CHANNEL 2 (OAKLAND) -- Rebecca Eissler, assistant professor of Political Science at San Francisco State University says if Trump is convicted in the impeachment trial by the Senate, that would achieve two paramount goals.

“One goal is to potentially prevent President Trump from ever serving again in public office,” Eissler said, “but the other goal is to set out a clear response for future office holders and future leaders that behavior that can incite violence against members of elected office won’t be tolerated.”