"I don't think we should bundle together the hundreds of violent mob rioters of January 6 and the 74 million Trump supporters," the GOP senator said.
The survey also found that half of Republicans incorrectly believe that Antifa was responsible for the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Thousands of political prisoners were massacred in Iran in 1988 in mass executions—and the perpetrators are still free and serving the regime today.
While the senator talked to attendees outside a roundtable campaign event, a man came, rolled out a Trump banner and began yelling.
The calls for civil war gained momentum after the shooting at the Congressional baseball game last month.
America appears to be engaged in a cold civil war, with quotidian political violence erupting across the country.