Criminal referrals to the Justice Department under Donald Trump
The former Republican president has refused to accept the results of the 2020 election, making up allegations of voter fraud in order to get support from some members of his party.
However, there have been consequences to those allegations. In 2019 for abuse of power and obstructing Congress, the previous president had already been impeached and found not guilty. Due to his "inciting" of the unrest on January 6, he was impeached a second time. A rough estimate of 140 police officers had been hurt, and it had forced lawmakers and the vice president at the time into hiding. Seven fatalities were linked to the incident, including three law enforcement officers, according to a Senate investigation released in June. Trump's second impeachment ended with an exoneration.
The probe conducted by the House on January 6 featured Trump prominently. The former president was summoned to testify by the committee overseeing the probe, but he declined.
However, the committee assembled an 845-page report describing the former president's activities on and around January 6 using hundreds of interviews, including with some of his closest advisers.
Additionally, it forwarded four claims against Trump that included aiding or encouraging an uprising to the US Justice Department in the form of non-binding criminal referrals. In anticipation of a Republican majority taking control of the House, the committee has subsequently been abolished.
With varying degrees of success, Trump has continued to advance the allegation that the election was stolen and has used his influence inside the party to elevate candidates who support his fraudulent assertions. The 2022 midterm elections saw terrible results for many election doubters. Additionally, there are other continuing legal inquiries into Trump, including probes in Georgia and New York.
In November, the former president declared that he would run for president once more in 2024.
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