“People understand that the Democratic Bureau of Investigation is working to keep me out of the presidential election because they know I will win it,” Trump wrote on his Truth Social social network. “What does not kill me makes me stronger,” the former head of the White House paraphrased the well-known phrase.
Earlier, a special congressional committee recommended that the US Department of Justice indict Trump in connection with the Capitol seizure. The decision of the committee members was adopted unanimously. The “January 6 Committee” will soon file motions with the Justice Department to file four criminal charges against former President Donald Trump, including obstruction of a formal hearing, conspiracy to defraud the government, and sedition or aiding sedition, NBC reported. News.
The committee’s summary said failure by authorities to hold Trump and other opponents accountable for their actions and statements following the 2020 election, “including the former president’s recent call to repeal the Constitution, would jeopardize the security and viability of the state itself. . “If President Trump and his associates, who aided him in an attempt to overturn the legitimate results of the 2020 election, are ultimately not held accountable under the law, their behavior could set a precedent and jeopardize future elections,” the committee said. continued.
During the committee meeting, Trump repeated his statement in a radio interview that he had ordered thousands of troops to be ready to respond to protests by Jan. 6. This claim was refuted by the committee in the summary of its report. Asked about the committee’s actions on Monday by conservative radio host Dan Bongino, the former president said he ordered the mobilization of 10,000 soldiers days before the unrest began to be ready to prevent violence.