Donald Trump is facing his first lawsuit for inciting the violent Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, a move that comes days after the Senate failed to reach the votes needed to convict him of insurrection during the former president’s second impeachment trial.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by a member of Congress, targets Trump and his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, as well as the right-wing groups the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers, members of which were involved in the deadly siege during the congressional process to certify the Electoral College results.
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