Former President Donald Trump, who last month announced another run for the White House in 2024, rejected the Jan. 6 committee’s proposal. “introduction” to the Justice Department to prosecute him as a witch hunt and an attempt to sabotage his campaign.
“People understood that the Democratic Bureau of Investigation, the DBI, stopped me from running for president because they knew I was going to win and the whole business of prosecuting me was like impeachment – a partisan attempt to defraud me. out of the way. and the Republican Party,” Trump said in a post on his social media platform Truth Social on Monday.
The so-called January 6 committee, which includes seven Democrats from Congress and two Republican opponents of the former president, voted unanimously earlier on Monday to pass a report. “propose” that Trump is accused of defrauding the United States, making false statements, obstructing, and inciting “revolution” on Capitol Hill.
“The Tampering allegations brought by the highly partisan Unselect Committee on January 6 were filed, prosecuted and tried as Impeachment Hoax #2. I WIN convincingly . Twice as dangerous as anyone! Trump wrote in response, adding that “These people don’t understand that when they chase me, freedom-loving people gather around me.”
It’s now up to the Justice Department to decide whether to indict Trump, as Congressional recommendations are recommendations only. However, the committee asserts that its investigations and televised hearings over the past 18 months have found “there is more than enough evidence” criminally prosecute Trump for his alleged role in inciting riots by his supporters, disrupting Joe Biden’s election victory certification last year.
A formal insurrection charge could disqualify Trump from running for re-election and one of the panel’s two Republicans, Representative Adam Kinzinger, hinted that the move would define the political future. of Trump. “We now turn to the criminal justice system to ensure Justice according to the law,” he wrote. “The American people can be sure that he will never be elected again.”
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