Culprits behind Capitol insurrection still not brought to justice

Trump and his followers had propagated numerous false claims stating that the 2020 elections were stolen from them by means of electoral fraud, rigging of voting machines, and an international communist conspiracy.

January 07, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

January 6 marks the one year anniversary of the far right insurrection at the US Capitol where a violent mob stormed the building, breaching three levels of security. Even though more than 2500 took part in the action, only 725 have been arrested so far. Brian Becker of the ANSWER Coalition talking to Monica Cruz of Breakthrough News points out that even though Donald Trump was the architect of the whole operation, he was able to reframe the incident and what happened afterwards as his political persecution.

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