Trump files lawsuit to avoid Capitol riot panel subpoena
14 November 2022 | 10:55 am
The former US president wants to avoid testifying and providing documentation to a Congressional committee investigating the 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
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.
Bannon has been convicted on two counts of contempt of Congress after ignoring a subpoena. He had refused to show up for a hearing on his role in the January 6 riot at the Capitol.
The congressional committee probing the January 6 riot at the US Capitol has held eight hearings with explosive testimony. But it all might not be enough for prosecutors to charge the former president.
The president highlighted his predecessor's decision to just sit and watch for "three hours" while the events at the US Capitol unfolded. Biden said Trump's "lies" emboldened "the crazed mob."
The former US President made his first visit to the capital since Joe Biden entered the White House last year. Meanwhile, Mike Pence has stuck a very different tone.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump partied with the stars of LIV Golf on Wednesday (July 27) ahead of the latest tournament, which will be played at his Bedminster golf club in New Jersey this week. Trump and his wife Melania attended a pre-event party at Gotham Hall in New York.
A panel of US lawmakers says Donald Trump ignored pleas to call off a mob of his supporters storming the Capitol and refused to say the election was over a day after the attack. The allegations have come out of a series of hearings by the Committee investigating the January 6 riot.
Right-wing lawmakers and presidential hopefuls have accused authorities of weaponizing the FBI. Democrats noted that the head of the FBI was appointed by Trump himself.
US Attorney General Merrick Garland said he "personally" approved the FBI search on Donald Trump's Florida home, and would seek legal approval to reveal more details of why a search warrant had been issued.
FBI agents raided the former president's Florida estate earlier this week. According to court filings, they found a cache of classified documents.
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