The House Jan. 6 panel says in a legal filing that it has evidence ex-President Trump and his allies engaged in a “criminal conspiracy” to overturn the election. Lawmakers lack the power to bring charges, but can make a referral to the Justice Department.
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol argues in a new court filing that former President Trump was part of a “criminal conspiracy to defraud the United States.”
Former President Donald Trump and a right-wing lawyer were part of a “criminal conspiracy” to overturn the 2020 presidential election, the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot alleges in a court filing Wednesday.
What people are saying?
Jorge Caballero Yes, it was a disgrace, to find out that the president was trying to destroy democracy and steal the rights of Americans. A shame, Americans should never forget it. Hopefully justice will prevail.
Tom Hayes Capital punishment is a legal penalty under the criminal justice system of the United States federal government. It can be imposed for treason, espionage, murder, large-scale drug trafficking, or attempted murder of a witness, juror, or court officer in certain cases.