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Fri Jan 8, 2021, 01:53 PM

27. There's also this:


Prosecutors 'looking at all actors,' including Trump, as charges are filed against Capitol rioters

This is the reason for Trump's hostage video ("Trump finally admits defeat" ) released Thursday afternoon. A White House lawyer (a real one) probably pointed out to him that he could face possible criminal charges, so it was time for some bigly CYA:


By Evan Perez, Jeremy Herb, Katelyn Polantz, Kara Scannell and Christina Carrega, CNN

Federal investigators are looking at everyone involved in the unrest at the US Capitol on Wednesday, including the role President Donald Trump played in inciting the crowd, the acting US attorney in Washington, DC, said Thursday.

Asked directly by a reporter on a press call if investigators were looking at the role Trump played at the rally, acting US Attorney Michael Sherwin said, "We're looking at all actors here and anyone that had a role and, if the evidence fits the elements of the crime, they're going to be charged."

Law enforcement officials in Washington are moving swiftly to bring criminal charges against rioters in Wednesday's storming of the US Capitol, even as the Capitol Police faces serious questions about how the building was allowed to be breached in the first place. (more at link)

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