The Lincoln Project released a new ad Wednesday on Day Two of former President TrumpDonald TrumpSchoen says Trump team will be ‘very well prepared’ after criticism Iowa Republicans seek to cut funding for schools with 1619 Project in curriculum Capitol rioter seen smoking in Rotunda arrested MORE‘s impeachment trial, condemning Trump and his allies for their role in causing the Capitol insurrection.
In the ad, which runs just over a minute in duration, the anti-Trump GOP group calls for justice for officer Brian Sicknick, who died as a result of the Capitol riot.
“In the Capitol Rotunda, the remains of a brave man rest in a place of honor,” the video begins.
“He died a hero,” the ad continues. “And now Brian Sicknick deserves justice.”
Sicknick died the day after the Capitol attack from injuries he suffered while trying to protect the building and its occupants from the violent mob. Following his death, he was granted the rare distinction of lying in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.
The ad blames Trump and his allies for inciting the riot that caused Sicknick’s death and various other injuries.
“The mob that murdered him and injured other Capitol Police officers wasn’t mindless. It was sent there,” the voiceover says as news footage of Trump speaking plays.
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