- Former President Donald Trump was implicated in a conspiracy to try to change the election results.
- He did not prevent his supporters from attacking the Congress building.
These are the conclusions in the report About the storming of the Capitol on January 6th nearly two years ago.
Over the course of 18 months, investigators in the House of Representatives in Congress interviewed nearly 1,200 people, reviewed more than a million documents and called more than 100 witnesses for cross-examination.
The comprehensive and detailed investigation report is 814 pages long. It was posted last night in full.
The panel, which reviewed the dramatic assault on American democracy on January 6, 2021, concluded Monday that the former president was clearly responsible.
The committee recommends that the Department of Justice charge and prosecute Donald Trump.
The witnesses, who include several of Trump’s closest confidants, provided insight into the former president’s behavior in the weeks leading up to Jan. 6.
They told how his accusations of election fraud directly affected supporters who attacked the police and entered the National Assembly I’m looking for Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Five people were killed during the storm, while Pence and other elected officials took refuge within yards of the attackers. The attack continued for several hours.
I got a clear message
The final report on what happened before and during the storming of the Capitol contains lengthy interviews with several people in Trump’s inner circle.
Several of them say they reported it to the president Not It was massive electoral fraud.
According to the report, Trump heard it from, among others, his advisers Hope Hicks and Kellyanne Conway, and his Attorney General William Barr.
The report’s eight chapters contain largely the same material that was presented at committee hearings this summer.
It comes as Trump is once again trying to become president, and at the same time he is under investigation in several cases
The committee is clear in its intentions:
- The United States must not forget what happened on January 6, 2021
- Those responsible may not be released
- American democracy must endure
This was the main impetus of the January 6th Committee, when it now presented all its comprehensive work:
Trump destroyed trust
– Committee Chairman Benny Thompson said that voting in the United States is an act of trust and hope.
– Whoever loses accepts the outcome and follows the law. Trust in this system is the foundation of American democracy. If this trust is broken, our democracy is also broken. Donald Trump destroyed that trust, Thompson said.
more than 900 people He was charged with participating in the January 6, 2021 storming of the Capitol.
Now the committee will hold those responsible accountable.
So Donald Trump.
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