DONALD Trump and GOP leader Kevin McCarthy reportedly "got into a screaming match" as rioters overtook the US Capitol on Wednesday.
The alleged argument was reported as a possible impeachment is looming following the deaths of five people in the violent events on Wednesday.
A source told Punchbowl that the head Rep and Trump got into the raging argument after the president would not denounce the mob and tell them to go home.
It took hours after rioters pushed Senators and Vice President Mike Pence out of the building for President Trump to tell the rioters to "go home."
Even as Trump released a video statement from the White House, he told his demonstrators to "go home in peace."
He continued to make unbacked, false claims of election fraud, as he told his supporters "you're very special!"
"I know your pain. I know you're hurt. We had an election that was stolen from us," Trump said in the video.
"It was a landslide election and everyone knows it – especially the other side.
"But you have to go home now. We have to have peace. We have to have Law and Order. We have to respect our great people in Law and Order."
The video was removed from social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook, who cited the contents as dangerous.
Trump's statement did not come until after Joe Biden and others had demanded he release a statement telling rioters to go home.
“This is not dissent. It’s disorder. It’s chaos. It’s bordering on sedition. And it must end, now. I call on this mob to pull back and allow the work of democracy to go forward," Biden said in an appearance.
He then called the riots a "siege" on the Capitol as he demanded Trump tell mobsters to go home.
"At their worst, they can incite. Therefore, I call on President Trump to go on national television now, to fulfill his oath, to defend the constitution, and demand an end to this siege.”
At least five people – including US Capitol police Officer Brian Sicknick – died in the events.
It wasn't until Thursday night that Trump finally accepted Biden's win, as he slammed the riots as "heinous."
Following the violence on Capitol Hill, many members of Congress have touted impeaching the president, as others have raised the idea of Pence invoking the 25th Amendment to oust Trump.
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