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Trump gives up speaking out on anniversary of assault on Capitol Hill

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Several events are scheduled for Thursday in Washington, including a vigil in front of the Capitol.

The White House has let it be known that the current Democratic president intends to reject the unfounded accusations of Donald Trump, relayed by many Republican supporters, that Joe Biden’s electoral victory in November 2020 was the result of vast electoral fraud.

Donald Trump, who has tried to downplay unrest unprecedented in more than two centuries at the Capitol last year, has announced that he is canceling the press conference scheduled for Thursday at his residence in Mar-a-Lago, Florida.

He said in a statement Tuesday that he would hold a meeting in Arizona on January 15, during which he would speak on many topics he intended to address at this press conference.

Donald Trump, who did not specify the reason for this cancellation, again criticized the dishonesty of the House of Representatives investigation into the incidents of January 6, 2021 and lashed out at the media, one of his favorite targets.

The ousted president continues to oppose the special parliamentary commission of inquiry being able to access documents from his administration.

More than 700 people arrested

The attack on the Capitol, a symbol of American democracy, left five people dead, including a police officer. More than 100 other police officers were injured in the incidents, while four officers subsequently committed suicide. Authorities have since arrested more than 700 people.

As congressional officials gathered on January 6, 2021 to certify Joe Biden’s electoral victory, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters led an assault on the Capitol following an inflammatory speech by the then tenant. of the White House.

Donald Trump denounced for many weeks, without proof, electoral fraud to his detriment. The multiple appeals brought by his campaign team in different states of the country were rejected by the courts.

Joe Biden plans to commemorate the anniversary by paying tribute to the bravery of law enforcement, while highlighting the work that remains to be done to strengthen the nation’s democracy, the White House said on Tuesday.

“The president will tell the truth”

The president will tell the truth about what happened, not the lies some have since spread, and the peril posed to our rule of law and our system of democratic governance., said his spokesperson.

Asked about the message Joe Biden intended to convey to many Republican voters who believe he has Fly presidential election, despite evidence to the contrary, Jen Psaki replied that he would keep talking to the whole country about what they want to do to make their lives better.

Donald Trump has been indicted for the second time in his term by the House of Representatives for incitement to insurgency, becoming the first president in U.S. history to face two impeachment proceedings. He was acquitted last February by the Senate, then controlled by his Republican peers.

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