A congressional committee investigated the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol ended a year’s worth of work Monday, concluding that Trump and his associates were guilty of conspiring against the federal government. the United States should be charged.
Their final meeting was the The 160-page summaries of nine House lawmakers’ findings were released by the bipartisan commission. the Most comprehensive analysis of the Violence aimed at ending the Assertion of Joseph R. Biden Jr. the 46th president.
A panel of nine members voted to approve the motion 9 to 0. the To urge and final report the Justice Department will consider criminal charges against Donald Trump and four of his associates in separate areas the law.
Below are some key points:
Trump was the focus of the committee.
The committee’s hourlong presentation focused almost exclusively on Mr. Trump, essentially ignoring findings about intelligence and security failures at the Capitol during and before the attack. The committee did not dwell upon the matter. the It collected information about the Increase in domestic extremism
Trump’s focus was telegraphed since months. the Committee drafted the final report. It was mainly used to hold Trump responsible for his actions when trying to prevent the After a presidential election, there is an orderly transfer power. Rep. Liz Cheney from Wyoming is a Republican. the panel’s vice chairwoman, put it: “Every president in our history has defended this orderly transfer of authority, except one.”
All in one location the Report prepared the Here are some facts about Trump’s attempt to keep power.
Summary of the committee’s final report is a remarkable account of a president’s desperate attempt to stay in office following his election loss to Mr. Biden in 2020.
Although it isn’t groundbreaking, the panel’s series of public hearings this summer, the Report for the All are welcome at the first meeting the All facts at one location
Understand the Events Jan. 6
According to the report, even Trump’s friends and family are affected by his actions. “ultimately admitted that they lacked actual evidence sufficient to change the election result, and they admitted that what they were attempting was unlawful.”
Step by step, the report described how Trump attempted to retain power even after losing. the 2020 election: First, by lying about widespread corruption, even though he was told that his claims were falsified; and by organizing fake slates of voters in states won Mr. Biden’s way by pressuring officials. the Justice Department and Vice-President Mike Pence are to reverse the Election; finally, through the mobilization of a large number of his supporters to march in his honor the Capitol. They engaged in hours and hours of violence there while Trump refused to take them away.
“That evidence has led to an overriding and straightforward conclusion: The central cause of Jan. 6 was one man, former President Donald Trump, who many others followed,” the The report says. “None of the events of Jan. 6 would have happened without him.”
Two top advisors Hope Hicks, and Kellyanne Conway provided new information to the committee.
On Monday, the committee released its findings the It had been conducting investigations since then the Their previous hearings were over. These included the panel’s first interviews with two of the former president’s top advisers: Hope Hicks and Kellyanne Conway.
She was a senior advisor to the President. the White House: She raised concerns about the White House the About the former President the January. 6 affecting Mr. Trump’s legacy, he responded that “nobody will care about my legacy if I lose. So, that won’t matter. The only thing that matters is winning.”
A testimony was also given by Ms. Conway to the committee, in which she described telling Donald Trump Jan. 6 Was a “terrible day.” He replied, which she recalled: “No. People are upset. They are very upset.”
January. 6 Trump’s reputation was damaged but not his ability to compete in 2024.
Work of the Over to the committee the past year has already helped to chip away at Mr. Trump’s political standing and his reputation as the nation’s 45th president. Ms. Cheney said again on Monday that Mr. Trump should never (*6*)
Trump, however, has already declared his interest in the President again in the hope of reclaiming the He falsely claims that he was the victim of a theft in his office. Trump is still a key figure, despite a turbulent campaign announcement and potential criminal prosecutions. the Republican Party has strong support from across the board the country. He has also survived setbacks both legal and political.
The committee’s legacy is still an open question.
The legacy of the Jan. 6 Committee is no longer needed the panel’s hands, and will most likely be determined by federal prosecutors in the In the coming months. Jack Smith will decide. the special counsel appointed to oversee investigations into Mr. Trump’s actions, to determine whether the Send information to the committee the Justice Department’s own material, warrants charging the Former president with any crime.
This is a question that remains open to debate. The members of the The committee held firm Monday to Mr. Trump’s belief. the He and his friends violated the following four laws the Planning and execution the Capitol attack. These include: Obstructing or Influencing an Official Proceeding; and conspiring against the U.S. government makes false statements the government, and participating in rebellion against the government.
These charges or any other against Donald Trump are historic efforts to bring about justice the nation’s top official accountable for his actions. However, it is up to the Special counsel and then Attorney General Merrick Garland will decide whether or not to proceed. Other Justice Department officials will have to decide whether to charge Mr. Trump’s aides as committee members called for.
Meanwhile, Republicans are already preparing to discredit the committee in their control the House on January California representative Kevin McCarthy is running for the office of the Next year speaker, has made a commitment to investigate the committee’s work and has demanded that the For this purpose, staff members and legislators keep records.
For many members, the committee is not a political blessing.
The End of the Jan. 6 Committee is also the End of the The four most popular house jobs the There are nine members the panel.
Two of them — Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican of Illinois, and Representative Stephanie Murphy, Democrat of Florida — decided not to run for re-election in 2022. Because of his criticisms of Donald Trump’s behavior and the fact that he chose to join the Democrat Party, Mr. Kinzinger was met with fierce opposition within his party. the Jan. 6 committee.
Two others — Ms. Cheney and Representative Elaine Luria, Democrat of Virginia — lost their House seats in 2022. After drawing, Ms. Cheney lost her Wyoming primary campaign. the Voters and party officials resent her opposition to Donald Trump, and she is determined to hold him responsible for January. 6. In the end, Ms. Luria lost. the Virginia general election
Each of the four said that serving has been a blessing. the committee. It is not likely to be a political stepping stone for its many members.