January 6 panel to show Trump violated law by refusing to stop Capitol attack

Posted on AllSides July 21st, 2022
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The January 6 House select committee is expected to make the case at its hearing on Thursday that Donald Trump potentially violated the law when he refused entreaties to take action to stop the 2021 attack on the US Capitol by a mass of his supporters, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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The panel will demonstrate that the former Republican president was “derelict in his duty” to protect the US Congress and might have also broken the federal law...

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