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US Capitol riots, 1st anniversary: Biden to speak ‘truth’ on Jan 6; Trump cancels event

A 12 months after lots of of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, the White Home is shipped to mark the grim anniversary of the lethal assault with a speech by President Joe Biden warning of the threats to democracy. Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to talk on Thursday morning on the Capitol as nicely.

Former President Donald Trump, who was scheduled to carry a press convention at his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida on Jan 6, cancelled the occasion. Trump mentioned he would, as a substitute, deal with most of the similar subjects at a rally in Arizona on Jan 15 as a substitute. It was not clear why Trump canceled the news convention, which had initially been introduced on Dec 21.

The Jan 6 anniversary comes as Trump continues to combat to dam the discharge of White Home data sought by the Home committee investigating the assault. Trump, some fellow Republicans and right-wing media personalities have pushed false accounts to downplay the assault, calling it a non-violent protest or blaming left-wing activists.

4 folks died on the day of the riot, and one Capitol police officer died the day after defending Congress. Dozens of police had been injured in the course of the multi-hour onslaught by Trump supporters, and 4 officers have since taken their very own lives.

 

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