Biden Assails Trump Over Jan. 6 Riot, Efforts to Overturn 2020 Election Results
President Biden placed blame squarely on former President Donald Trump and his supporters for the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, using the first anniversary of the attack to assail the former president’s attempts to undermine the 2020 election results.
Mr. Biden’s remarks, from the Capitol’s Statuary Hall, represented his most pointed rebuke of his predecessor, saying Mr. Trump’s “bruised ego matters more to him than our democracy or our Constitution. He can’t accept he lost.”
The president accused Mr. Trump of spreading a “web of lies about the 2020 election,” pointing to his...