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Assault on the Capitol: Donald Trump would have made a “call to arms”


This parliamentary committee, made up of seven Democrats and two Republicans, detailed during its seventh hearing the pressure exerted by the ex-president, from the presidential election of 2020 until the assault on the Capitol by his supporters on 6 January 2021.

The investigation is based on a Twitter post by Donald Trump dated December 19, 2020, in which the billionaire calls on the crowd to gather in the American capital on the day of the certification of Joe Biden’s victory.

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This publication would have call to action, and in some cases a call to arms, for many loyal supporters of President Trumpsaid the elected democrat Stephanie Murphy.

With videos and montages, the commission was able to detail how Donald Trump’s appeal was relayed by the various radio hosts, youtubers and conservative personalities.

One of them even mentions the possibility oftackle Capitol.

Donald Trump’s message also electrified and galvanized his supporters, especially dangerous extremist groups like the Oath Keepers, the Proud Boys, and other groups of racists and white nationalists ready to fight against the governmentraised the elected democrat Jamie Raskin.

The commission also detailed how the various radical groups coordinated ahead of January 6 through private discussions on Facebook and online forums. They have all the more exchanged regularly with Roger Stone, a close friend of Donald Trump.

They may not like to call themselves militias, but they do. […] It’s a violent militia said Jason Van Tatenhove, a former spokesman for the Oath Keepers.

Arriving in the American capital with paramilitary equipment, the Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys quickly interested federal prosecutors.

Other testimonials

Several of their members have been charged in recent months with seditiona very rare charge that involves conspiring against the government or any of its laws.

The parliamentary committee also received testimony on Tuesday from a repentant Trumpist, who entered the Capitol on January 6, 2021 and who has since lost his job and was forced to sell his house.

It changed my life, and certainly not for the better.said Stephen Ayres, who went to embrace several police officers injured during the assault on the Capitol at the end of the hearing.

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The January 6 commission finally wanted to sweep away the possibility that Donald Trump could have been manipulated by anyone in his maneuvers to invalidate the result of the 2020 election.

years old, not an easy kid to impress”,”text”:”President Trump is a 76-year-old man, not an easy kid to impress”}}”>President Trump is a 76-year-old, not an easy kid to impressassured the elected Liz Cheney, one of the few Republicans to have agreed to sit on this commission.

Donald Trump cannot shirk responsibility by being deliberately blind, she argued, at a time when some are asking that the former president be charged for his post-election maneuvers. The Republican billionaire, who openly flirts with the idea of ​​running for president in 2024, vehemently denounces the work of the commission, calling its members Tuesday politicians and of thugs.

His party, which he still controls with an iron fist, has already promised to bury the conclusions of this commission if the Conservatives were to take control of the House of Representatives during the mid-term legislative elections. in November.

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