Donald Trump defends his supporters who stormed the Washington Capitol in January. The US judiciary is investigating more than 300 people who were involved in the Capitol storm.
Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the United States Capitol in January.
Trump is now protecting them: They have never been a threat to the MPs.
In total, there are over 300 criminal proceedings against the Capitol striker.
Former US President Donald Trump has defended some of his supporters who stormed the Washington Capitol in January. They presented “zero threat” to MPs who would have confirmed the election victory of President Joe Biden, said Trump on Thursday in an interview with Fox News. The police had “pursued” the Capitol striker, while “nothing happened” with left-wing demonstrators.
Trump admitted that the people who invaded the Capitol “should not have done this”. But “some went in and” hugged and kissed the police and guards, “he said. “You know, they had great relationships. A lot of people were waved in and then went in and out. “
Over 300 criminal cases
Criminal proceedings have been initiated against more than 300 people in connection with the riots on and in the Capitol. According to authorities, at least 100 others could face the same fate.
The storming of the Capitol was preceded by a lively speech by Trump at the White House on January 6th. He called on supporters to fight “like the devil” for him at the Congress headquarters. A week later, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment proceedings for inciting riot against him, but the Senate acquitted him. For Trump it was already the second impeachment.
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