Capitol Assault Investigation Committee calls for banning Trump’s candidacy

The US House of Representatives committee investigating Donald Trump’s attempt to reverse the results of the presidential election and attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, late Thursday night, presented its final report. The document includes a recommendation to Congress that it consider removing the former US president for life from holding public office. This is one of the 11 recommendations of the report, which was published after an 18-month investigation by a group of representatives from both parties – despite the two Republican members being declared enemies of Trump – after more than a thousand questionings of witnesses and. Which is reflected in an 800-page document. Other committee proposals include electoral reform to prevent the vice president from rejecting electoral delegates states send to elect the president — one of the strategies Trump has tried to use — increased surveillance against extremist groups and improved security at the state level. The day Congress approves the number of these delegates. The big protagonist of the report, predictably, is Trump. “The main cause on January 6th was a single man, former President Donald Trump, and many more followed,” the document says. “Nothing would have happened on January 6th without him.” Four criminal charges against the former president The commission based its recommendation to remove Trump on the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which bars participants in the insurrection from holding public office. Last Monday, in their last public appearance, the members voted to accuse four criminal charges against the former head of the Department of Justice. Unsurprisingly, Trump responded to the report’s release with the usual criticism that it was a “partisan” effort against him. The disqualification recommendation comes at a time when the New York billionaire has already run for the White House in 2024 and is currently the favorite to win the Republican nomination. The presentation of the report was closed in a hurry and internal quarrels broke out among the committee members. Some, like Republican Liz Cheney, have sought to place the report’s full weight on Trump. Others, like Democrat Stephanie Murphy, wanted other issues not to be left aside, like the security failures that facilitated that day of violence. Impulsive – Evidence submitted to last day, report date was wrong – related to congressional renewal. In two weeks, the majority of the House of Representatives will be in Republican hands and interest in the Trump investigation will wane. On the contrary, the investigations will be against Joe Biden and senior Democratic officials.

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