Rep. Bennie Thompson won’t rule out Jan. 6 criminal referral against Trump

Posted on AllSides January 2nd, 2022
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Rep. Bennie Thompson refused Sunday to rule out the possibility of criminal referral against former President Donald Trump stemming from the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

“If there’s any confidence on the part of our committee that something criminal has occurred, we’ll make the referral,” Mr. Thompson, who heads the House committee investigating the riot, said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

At the same time, Mr. Thompson cautioned that the panel has not determined whether a lack of action on Mr. Trump’s part would constitute a criminal...

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