US Capitol Riots: One year on, Democrats prepare to mark anniversary of 'assault on democracy'

by 24britishtvJan. 6, 2022, 3 p.m. 21
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US President Joe Biden is to speak on the “singular responsibility” Donald Trump should claim a year after the Capitol riot. Mr Biden will gather with politicians to remember the violent attack in which five people lost their lives on January 6 last year. Marking the anniversary of the Capitol insurrection the president and congressional Democrats will start Thursday in Statuary Hall. The hall was one of several spots where rioters swarmed a year ago and interrupted the electoral count. Mr Biden is expected to speak to the truth of what happened, according to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, and draw a contrast between that and “the lies some have spread since”. Continue reading: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/joe-biden-donald-trump-january-6-capitol-riots-blame-b975167.html Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RQon_YwCnp_LbPtEwW65w?sub_confirmation=1

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