Jan. 6 probe says Trump ‘gleefully watched’ while riots unfolded
23 July 2022 | 5:02 am
The congressional committee investigating the mob attack on the US Capitol has said in its latest hearing that the former president refused to take action to stop his supporters, despite pleas from aides.
9 Nov 2021
Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and five other associates of former President Donald Trump are accused of promoting misinformation surrounding last year's presidential election.
20 Nov 2021
Donald Trump tried to keep documents from his presidency hidden from the House committee probing the January 6 attack. The judge said releasing the material was in the public interest.
16 Dec 2021
The vote was 222 to 208 in favor of holding Donald Trump's fourth and final chief of staff in contempt after a refusal to cooperate with the January 6 insurrection investigation.
4 Jan 2022
Trump's two eldest children Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka have also been summoned to testify in an investigation into the family's business practices.
9 Jan 2022
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s refusal to testify before a Congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. Painter says a special prosecutor should look into the entire Trump White House’s role in the events, including investigating the former president himself.
7 Jan 2022
It's been one year since the world watched in shock as ordinary citizens stormed the US Capitol in Washington. What made that dramatic event possible? What motivated the rioters to storm the heart of their own democracy? One year on, our reporters travelled to the small town of Johnstown in Pennsylvania, where working-class voters helped elect Donald Trump as president in 2016.
16 Jan 2022
We begin in Kazakhstan, where the country's president has given the green light to security forces to shoot to kill those taking part in the unrest that's been sweeping the Central Asian nation this week. Dozens of people have been killed in the violence which erupted after a sharp increase in fuel prices, reflecting wider discontent with authoritarian rule. In response to a call from President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Russian-led troops have already begun arriving in Kazakhstan.
3 Mar 2022
A US House committee says former President Trump engaged in a "criminal conspiracy." The claim outlined an attempt to prevent the certification of Biden's win.
11 Mar 2022
Police in South Africa say 72 people have been killed and over 1,200 have been arrested in unrest set off by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. In a statement Tuesday night, police Maj. Gen. Mathapelo Peters said many of the deaths were caused by stampedes when shops were being looted.
3 Apr 2022
A federal judge has found it "more likely than not" that Donald Trump illegally tried to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The judge ordered John Eastman, a Trump lawyer, to turn over emails to investigators.
6 Apr 2022
Daughter and senior adviser of former US President Donald Trump appeared before the congressional committee probing the attack on US Capitol last year. Her husband, Jared Kushner, had also appeared before the committee.
25 Apr 2022
Former U.S. President Donald Trump said Britain's Prince Harry was 'whipped like no person' he has ever seen. In a clip from an interview shot earlier this month with British television presenter Piers Morgan on April 11 at the Mar-a-Lago resort, Trump said he had never been a fan of Meghan Markle adding 'poor Harry is being led around by his nose.'
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