Friday, February 3, 2023

Panel: Trump inspires supporters to march on the Capitol

WASHINGTON ( Associated Press) — An 800-page report to be released by U.S. House investigators in the coming hours will conclude that then-President Donald Trump engaged in a criminal conspiracy to reverse his 2020 election defeat, and that he killed his supporters. stormed the Capitol with False claims of widespread voter fraud.

The attack by Trump supporters on January 6, 2021, put democracy at risk with “appalling” brutality toward law enforcement and “endangering the lives of US lawmakers,” according to the report’s summary.

The report, prepared by a House of Representatives committee investigating what happened that day in 2021, states, “The attack on January 6 was at the core of one person, former President Donald Trump, followed by many others ” Had he not been there, the January 6 incident would have happened.

The eight chapters of the commission’s report will reflect nine hearings held this year that featured evidence provided by more than 1,000 private interviews and millions of pages of documents. They will tell the story of Trump’s unprecedented campaign to reverse his defeat and his campaign to pressure state officials, the Justice Department, members of Congress and his own vice president to change the election results.

A summary of the 154-page report released Monday detailed how Trump, a Republican, amplified false claims on social media and at public events, urging his supporters to travel to Washington and celebrate Democrat Joe Biden’s victory in the election. encouraged to protest. and how he told them to “fight like hell” at a massive rally outside the White House on the morning of January 6 and then did nothing to stop the violence as his supporters beat police officers, stormed the Capitol and MLAs ran for their lives.

It was a “multi-party conspiracy”, the commission concluded.

The lengthy and damaging report is the conclusion of four years of Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, which has spent considerable time and energy investigating Trump and will hand power to Republicans in two weeks.

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