Trump Indicted: 2020 Election Reversal Attempt

Former US President Donald Trump was charged with criminal charges on Tuesday, for the third time in four months, in connection with the investigation into his alleged efforts to reverse the result of the November 2020 presidential election, lost to a his Democratic rival Joe Biden.

According to a court document, the former Republican tenant of the White House is charged with conspiracy to commit fraud against the United States, tampering with witnesses, conspiracy against the rights of citizens and conspiracy to obstruction of due process.

Earlier today, Donald Trump said he heard he was to be indicted by Special Prosecutor Jack Smith, who is overseeing a grand jury investigation into Trump’s alleged efforts to stay in power after the presidential election in 2020 and its connection with the bloody riots of January 6, 2021 at the Capitol in Washington.

He announced on July 18 that he had received a letter informing him that he was the subject of the grand jury investigation. The first president to be criminally charged in the country’s history, Donald Trump, who aims to return to the White House, denounces a politically motivated witch hunt.

Via his Truth social network, the former TV presenter said on Tuesday “he heard that the deranged Jack Smith, in an attempt to interfere in the 2024 presidential election, is going to issue another bogus indictment against your president. favorite”.

Representatives have testified that Donald Trump lobbied them for several months at the end of his term with baseless accusations of extensive voter fraud against him.

Several thousand Donald Trump supporters who did not recognize Joe Biden’s victory led an assault on Capitol Hill on January 6, 2021 in an effort to prevent Congress from certifying the outcome of the November 2020 presidential election.

“Fight Like Devils”

More than 1,000 people have been charged for their involvement in the assault, including members of far-right groups who were convicted of seditious conspiracy.

The incidents came shortly after Donald Trump in a speech urged his supporters to “fight like hell” to “prevent the theft” of the presidential election.

This investigation is in addition to other legal proceedings initiated against Donald Trump, declared candidate for the presidential election of 2024 and current favorite in the race for the nomination of the Republican Party.

Jack Smith is also leading the investigation that Donald Trump illegally kept confidential documents after he left the White House in January 2021 and then conspired to disrupt government efforts to recover these documents.

This article is originally published on midilibre.fr

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