Arnold Schwarzenegger compares US Capitol mob to Nazis, says Trump is ‘worst president ever’

Scores of rioters have been arrested and many more are being sought after the brazen attack. “He sought a coup by misleading people with lies.”

My message to my fellow Americans and friends around the world following this week’s attack on the Capitol. Members of Congress later returned and certified the results. “President Trump sought to overturn the results of the election — and of a fair election,” Schwarzenegger said in the video. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. He was later elected to a full term. Five people died, including a Capitol police officer. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. During the video, which runs for more than seven and a half minutes, Arnold Schwarzenegger likened American democracy to the sword he brandished in his early role as Conan the Barbarian, which he said only grows stronger when it is tempered. “They trampled the very principles on which our country was founded.”×1.png
Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was born in Austria, compared the Proud Boys — a far-right American extremist group — to the Nazis. “I believe, as shaken as we are about the events of recent days, we will come out stronger because we now understand what can be lost,” he said, adding that those behind Wednesday’s riots — and those that fomented them — will be held accountable. (Frank Fastner/Arnold Schwarzenegger via AP)
Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger compared the mob that stormed the US Capitol to the Nazis and called President Donald Trump a failed leader who “will go down in history as the worst president ever.”
The Republican said in a video he released on social media on Sunday that “Wednesday was the Night of Broken Glass right here in the United States.” In 1938, Nazis in Germany and Austria vandalized Jewish homes, schools and businesses during an attack that became known as Kristallnacht or “the Night of Broken Glass.”
“The broken glass was in the windows of the United States Capitol. Tags:

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Schwarzenegger, best known for his movie role as the Terminator, was elected as California’s governor in 2003 during a special recall election. Some Proud Boys leaders were arrested in the nation’s capital, before and after Wednesday’s riots.
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Schwarzenegger called Trump a failed leader and said he took solace that Trump’s presidency was coming to an end and “would soon be as irrelevant as an old tweet.”
He called for national unity and vowed his support for President-elect Joe Biden after mobs loyal to Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol, causing a temporary suspension of the electoral count. “And to those who think they can overturn the United States Constitution, know this: You will never win,” Schwarzenegger said. By: AP | Los Angeles |

Updated: January 11, 2021 1:01:24 pm

Arnold Schwarzenegger likened American democracy to the sword he brandished in his early role as Conan the Barbarian, which he said only grows stronger when it is tempered.