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To court or not?  D-Day for Donald Trump

To court or not? D-Day for Donald Trump

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Today, former President Donald Trump may know if he will face criminal charges for storming the Capitol nearly two years ago. According to US media, the facts investigation committee will vote today on a referral to justice. One committee member has already stated that there will be enough evidence for a trial.

source: Belga, The Guardian

Various media outlets wrote that the commission would consider several charges, which a subcommittee could have recommended. Go according to the news site Policy At least on charges of sedition, obstruction of official process, and conspiracy to defraud the US government. These charges could result in prison sentences and a ban on public office in the United States.

Policy It cites anonymous sources and says the panel, which is made up of seven Democrats and two Republicans, will provide detailed rationales for the three proposed charges. It comes down to referral and recommendations to the Department of Justice, which must ultimately decide whether or not to prosecute.

One of the panelists, Democratic Congressman and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, told CNN on Sunday that he believes there is “enough evidence” to prosecute Trump criminally. I think the evidence is there that Trump committed criminal acts in connection with his attempts to overturn the election. Looking at her as a former Attorney General, I believe there is sufficient evidence to indict the (former) President.”

“This is someone who tried in multiple ways to pressure state officials into finding votes that weren’t there,” Schiff said. This is the person who tried to disrupt a joint session, even inciting the mob to attack the Capitol. If that’s not criminality, I don’t know what is.”

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On January 6, 2021, supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in Washington. He had called on his followers to oppose the results of the presidential elections, which were then ratified by Parliament.

The House Committee collected thousands of testimonies over the course of a year and a half to show that Trump was trying to cling to power even though he knew he had lost the election. The committee called Trump, but he refused to testify. The committee’s final report will be released on Wednesday.

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