U.S. Capitol Riots

How the 14th Amendment Can Be Used to Hold Lawmakers Accountable for Inciting Violence at the U.S. Capitol

While law enforcement is targeting the rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol for arrest, others are asking for accountability for those who incited them, including some Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate. K. Sabeel Rahman, an Associate Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, stopped by LX News to explain how the 14th Amendment can be used to punish elected lawmakers for any encouragement they may have given to the violence on Jan. 6.