>> You don't hand matches to an arsonist and you don't give power to an angry, left-wing mob. And that's what the Democrats are becoming.>> With control of Congress at stake, President Trump is trying to turn the tables on critics who have called his White House chaotic. Insisting it's the Democrats who will bring chaos if they come out on top in next month's elections.
>> And they’ve become frankly, too dangerous to govern.>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Washington, where Trump is moving well past the usual political attack lines, Democrats want to raise your taxes, etc. Now he's seizing on last week's protest to portray Democrats as a dangerous hoard with no regard for the rule of law.
Even as his supporters calls for opposition figure to be thrown into prison.>> Lock her up! Lock her up! Lock her up!>> Protest against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh providing fewer for republicans. Trump without offering evidence calling them professional agitators.>> Phony protesters that got paid.>> Some on the left do seem eager for confrontation, targeting Republican lawmakers at airports, chasing Senator Ted Cruz at a restaurant.
Hilary Clinton reflecting the mood in a CNN interview saying quote, you cannot be civil with at political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about.>> Even if Democrats win the House and the Senate next month, they almost certainly won't have the ability to muscle through their most far-reaching proposals, like universal health coverage, but they will post a direct threat to Trump himself.
They'll be able to investigate his business dealings, perhaps even start impeachment proceedings. Trump needs his supporters to turn out in force if he wants to avoid that scenario. This apocalyptic language he's using is his main tool at this point to rouse the Republican base.