Jan 6 committee seek criminal charges for Trump

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The congressional inquiry into last year’s Capitol riot will reportedly recommend three criminal charges against former President Donald Trump.

The House of Representatives select committee will seek an unprecedented charge of insurrection against a former US president, according to US media.

The panel is expected to publish its final report next week.

Trump supporters stormed Congress on 6 January 2021 in a bid to stop Joe Biden’s certification as president.

The justice department – which is already investigating Mr Trump’s role in the unrest – is not obliged to consider referrals from any congressional panel.

Mr Trump denies wrongdoing. On Friday his spokesman, Steven Cheung, said in a statement: “The January 6th un-Select Committee held show trials by Never Trump partisans who are a stain on this country’s history.”

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