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Rep. Adam Schiff Schools 'Confused' Republicans About The Actual Meaning Of Unity In Fiery Tweet

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Following Democratic President Joe Biden's call for bipartisan cooperation during his inauguration speech on January 20, many Republicans have tried to dodge accountability for their role in the January 6 insurrection by claiming that punishing those in the wrong would be harmful to "unity."

Other Republicans have claimed Democrats shouldn't pass the legislation they campaigned on because it would similarly hurt national "unity."

Congressman Adam Schiff of California saw a pattern quickly emerging and took to Twitter to explain what unity actually means to the Republicans who seem confused.

Twitter was there to back Schiff up and elaborate on his point.



Many online felt that unity was a pipe dream without accountability and justice.



When things don't turn out the way you want them to, it's not always an affront to unity.



It seemed to some Twitter users that "unity" was going to be the new "political correctness"—an empty phrase used by the GOP to push back against anything they disagree with.



If Republicans were truly interested in unity, they'd be eager to work across the aisle and compromise with the incoming Democratic majority.

But that is far from the case.


Fortunately, it seems Adam Schiff isn't being won over by any bad faith arguments about the impact justice and progress might have on "unity."