'Unsmiling hack': Trump unleashes vicious attack on former ally

Plaskett insists Trump will 'never be elected again' despite impeachment acquittal

Plaskett insists Trump will 'never be elected again' despite impeachment acquittal

The suit specifically alleges that both Trump and Giuliani violated what's often referred to as the Ku Klux Klan Act, which was passed in 1871 and is aimed at protecting against conspiracies created to obstruct constitutional duties.

Bennie Thompson accused Mr Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and extremist groups the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers of violating the 1871 act by supporting efforts to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden as the new United States president.

Some members of the right-wing groups, Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, have been arrested in connection with that attack.

CNBC quotes Jason Miller, a spokesman for Trump, to have denied the allegations that Trump orchestrated the riots. It was signed by her husband Greg along with 9 other family members, but Karen claims in the letter. there are more who feel the same way.

The case also names as defendants the Republican former president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and groups including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers, extremist organisations that had members charged by the Justice Department with taking part in the siege.

The U.S. Senate on Saturday acquitted Trump of inciting the January 6 riot, when 57 senators including seven Republicans voted to convict, short of the 67 votes needed.

And Trump faces a criminal investigation in NY, where the Manhattan district attorney's office is looking into whether the Trump Organization violated state laws, such as insurance fraud, tax fraud or other schemes to defraud.

Trump lost presidential immunity when he left office in January, and a "tsunami" of civil and criminal matters targeting his administration, campaign committee, business interests, and his own words await him, now without the protective powers of the presidency.

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However some internet services in Yangon resumed at the start of the working day, according to an AFP reporter in the city. Myanmar group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners has also voiced concern about overnight arrests.

Working with the far-right Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, Trump and Giuliani "acted in concert to incite and then carry out" the Capitol insurrection, according to a complaint by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss. "Pursuing a objective shared by Defendants Trump and Giuliani as well as Defendant Proud Boys, Defendant Oath Keepers played a leadership role of the riotous crowd and provided military-style assistance sufficient to overcome any Capitol Police resistance".

MCCONNELL: "President Trump is still liable for everything he did while in office".

Thompson, who represents Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District, was at the Capitol when the mob overran the building.

"I've been very hesitant to comment but since my deceased father keeps getting invoked I will say this: John Weaver and Steve Schmidt were so despised by my Dad he made it a point to ban them from his funeral".

In Donald Trump's impeachment trial Democratic prosecutors offered strong evidence to show that the attack was the outcome of two months of deliberate incitement and encouragement by Trump.

Banned from Twitter-his erstwhile weapon of choice for attacking critics-Trump fired his broadside, which blamed McConnell (R-Ky.) for Republicans' loss of Senate control, via a statement from his Save America super PAC.

McCain was responding to co-host Sunny Hostin, who slammed Republicans who voted to acquit Trump in the Senate.

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