(Washington) The parliamentary commission of inquiry into the January 6, 2021 assault on the United States Congress will vote on recommendations for criminal prosecution of former President Donald Trump, according to the American press.
The group of elected officials, who are due to present the conclusions of their lengthy investigation at a public hearing on Monday, are expected to decide whether or not to recommend that the Justice Department charge Donald Trump with calling for insurrection, obstructing an official procedure (for certification of the presidential ballot) and conspiracy against the American state, according to Politico.
Citing unidentified sources, the outlet said the commission, made up of seven Democrats and two Republicans, will present detailed justifications for these three counts, which can lead to prison terms and disqualification from holding public office. in the USA.
Responsible for shedding light on the acts and gestures of the former president before and during January 6, 2021, the date of the certification of the victory of his Democratic rival Joe Biden, the elected officials have gathered for a year and a half a thousand testimonies by seeking to show that Donald Trump had tried to keep power, when he knew he had been beaten.
They can’t themselves indict the ex-real estate magnate, who has just embarked on a new run for the White House for 2024, but they can make recommendations to the Justice Department which has appointed a special prosecutor to independently investigate Donald Trump.
Nearly 900 people who directly participated in the violence have been prosecuted, and some have already been convicted.