Assault US Congress, Trump accused of conspiracy

House Select Committee investigating January 6 insurrection also recommends barring Trump from public office in future

There congressional committee investigating last year’s attack on the United States Capitol accused former President Donald Trump of a “multi-part conspiracy” to reverse his election defeat three months earlier. In an 845-page final report on the attack, the House Select Committee that investigated the January 6, 2021 insurrection not only places the blame for the assault on Congress squarely on the former president, but also recommends excluding Trump from office. public in the future.

“This evidence led to an overriding and direct conclusion: the central cause of January 6 was one man, former President Donald Trump, followed by many others. None of the events of January 6 would have happened without him,” said the report based on more than 1,000 interviews, collected documents including emails, messages, phone records and a year and a half of investigations. In 18 months, the committee held 10 public hearings and heard more than 1,000 witnesses, including Trump administration officials and staff, Trump family members, Capitol Police officers, rioters, militia members, and more.