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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul called the Senate impeachment trial against former President Trump “dead on arrival” on Tuesday after 45 Senate Republicans voted against holding the proceeding, calling it “unconstitutional.”

Paul also took his Democratic colleagues to task for their “incitement to violence” hypocrisy, citing the past rhetoric of Sen. Cory Booker, Rep. Maxine Waters, and Sen. Bernie Sanders.

“What of Democrat incitement to violence? … No Democrat will ask whether Cory Booker incited violence when he called for his supporters to get ‘up in their face’ of congresspeople — a very visual and specific incitement,” Paul said. “No Democrat will ask whether Maxine Waters incited violence when she literally told her supporters, and I quote, that ‘if you see a member of the Trump administration at a restaurant, at a department store, at a gas station, or anyplace, you create a crowd and you push back on them.’ Is that not incitement?”

Paul also cited his frightening encounter with an Antifa mob ahead of the 2020 election, along with the June 2017 shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, as examples where the rhetoric of Democrats did not prompt investigations by Republicans.

WIBC host Tony Katz offers commentary on Sen. Paul’s explosive comments Tuesday in today’s Popcorn Moment.