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Donald Trump incited Capitol rioters after ‘unhinged’ meeting, says House panel

US lawmakers accused Donald Trump of inciting a mob to attack the US Capitol in a last-ditch effort to remain in power. The January 6 committee said Trump aides knew he would call for a march on the Capitol.

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