The House Select Committee is currently investigating former President Donald Trump’s actions on January 6, 2021. The committee’s goal is to uncover any evidence of Trump’s involvement in inciting the violence that occurred at the Capitol that day.
On January 6, a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. The violence resulted in multiple injuries, deaths and significant damage to the Capitol.
The commission is particularly interested in Trump’s actions leading up to and on the day of the attack on the Capitol. They review several key moments, including Trump’s speech at the “Save America” rally, where he called on his supporters to march on the Capitol. The commission wants to find out whether Trump’s rhetoric played a role in inciting violence.
Although the commission is trying to uncover the truth about Trump’s actions, it faces challenges, including opposition from some Republicans who view the investigation as politically motivated. The Commission must rely on subpoena power to obtain documents and testimony from key individuals involved.
The investigation is expected to shed light on Trump’s role in the events of January 6 and could have significant implications both for him and for the future of American politics. The commission’s findings will be closely watched by the public and could have implications for public opinion and possible legal action against Trump.