“The assault on our nation’s Capitol on 6 January 2021 was an unprecedented assault on the seat of American democracy,” particular counsel Jack Smith mentioned on Tuesday. “As described within the indictment, it was fuelled by lies.”
Donald Trump has been charged over his efforts to overturn the outcomes of the 2020 election. The previous president faces 4 counts: conspiracy to defraud america; conspiracy to impede an official continuing; obstruction of and try and impede an official continuing; and conspiracy towards rights.
Trump, who’s main the polls within the Republican candidate race for the 2024 election, has been charged in three prison indictments since leaving workplace.
Hugo Lowell, a reporter on the Guardian’s Washington bureau, takes Michael Safi by way of the case outlined within the newest indictment and what it might imply for the upcoming election.
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