Trump lawyer immediately fact-checked after claiming ‘there was no insurrection’
Defense lawyer Bruce Castor. (Screengrab.)

After two days of videos showing the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters seeking to overturn the 2020 election, defense lawyer Bruce Castor argued that there never was an insurrection -- and was quickly fact-checked on his false claim.

"Clearly, there was no insurrection," Castor argued.

"Insurrection is a term of art defined in the law that involves taking over a country, a shadow government, taking the TV stations over and having some plan of what you will do when you finally take power. Clearly this is not that," he claimed.


Castor was quickly fact-checked, here's some of what people were saying: