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Former Acting White House Attorney General Neal Katyal told MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace that the new lawsuit in Washington, DC, former President Donald Trump is responsible for the deaths of officials who died on January 6th in the US -Capitol were attacked.

While Trump has been held from being held accountable by the U.S. Senate, things keep getting worse. The lawsuit details how the President’s supporters attacked, beat and sprayed police officers. One officer died as a direct result of the attack that day and two other officers killed each other in the days following the attack.

Trump tried to rewrite what happened during a Fox News call over the weekend. In the call, Trump claimed that his supporters were hugging and kissing police officers. It is in contrast to what has been seen in any video captured by attackers and surveillance cameras on site.

“This is what the complaint said today: ‘The officer relentlessly attacked, bleeding from a cut less than an inch from the eye, cuts and grazes on his face and hands, and his body crashed against a large metal door pinned to fend off attacks. ‘”Katyal read. “When Donald Trump said they kissed and hugged the guards, my god.”

Wallace read more from the complaint:

“After the mob stormed the Capitol, Trump had several hours to make statements through traditional and social media, but declined,” the lawsuit said. “Refused to tell the supporters anything that might discourage the attack and the battery. Trump thereby ratified the behavior of the supporters and ensured that the attacks on the officials lasted much longer, which made injuries to the plaintiffs and other officials worse. In the late afternoon, Trump confirmed the behavior, saying again that the election was stolen by fraud and by announcing support, praise and love for his followers. “

Wallace wondered if this was putting Trump in major legal trouble now.

“Absolutely,” he agreed. “If you could short-circuit Donald Trump now, it would be a good time to do so. Everything you say, Nicolle, is absolutely correct. This in connection with new developments in New York regarding Weissberg and the like. Donald Trump is in serious trouble. The difference between now and the past is that the Republican Party and senior officials invite the trouble and say there is merit. “

See the full discussion below:

. >> luke you have I think final coverage of half a dozen contacts, associations, appearances with Republican members of the House and some of the militia groups that we know are under scrutiny and many have been charged since your reporting The response of Republicans in Congress to a lawsuit like this, using history as a guide, is a natural alliance between Republicans and law enforcement. >> yes. I think there will be a moment of the soul looking for members of Congress. Shortly after the attack, there was widespread anger among the Republicans I spoke to on the hill about what had happened and what role Donald Trump played in it. Specifically, when you pointed out that he had done nothing after the attack broke out, Kevin McCarthy had this very angry phone call with the President asking him to do more to stop the attack during this time, but apparently after those first few hours Many Republicans made the calculation that it was necessary to focus more deeply on Donald Trump because they heard from the grassroots who were still very loyal to him. Now we see new details coming out. This is now the second officer to announce that he has been called the N word by the crowd. It documented the racism and the personal agony and mental conflicts that many officers went through. And will Republicans now hear these messages and rethink their relationship with Donald Trump? I am not encouraged that this will happen. I don’t think that’s going to happen, but it is a test for each of you to consider this evidence and decide what to do about it. >> elizabeth, I will apologize to you for interrupting to have an important speech from President Biden when it begins, but I want to keep you updated on the lawsuit and investment in the lawsuit, part of the Republicans to order rewrite the truth and history recorded on the New York Times and NBC News and many other new messages published by Trump supporters as an Irvian and violent attack on the capital and country. >> It struck me as remarkable to hear eyewitness accounts of people attacked, and while members of Congress were themselves part of who they were also victims, but not nearly as the 140+ law enforcement officers were victims to hearing their reports firsthand, it is impossible to continue trying to revise this story. and so Republicans have a problem on their hands that they keep trying to move on, and they’ve been out there trying to rewrite that story like they’re hugging and kissing with cops. for you to hear people say, oh, these were just political protesters who crossed the line and disregarded it, but peaceful, why this firsthand description is from a law enforcement officer trained in his training to document something like this, everything else being peaceful and clearly racist I do not think how the Republican Party believes its strategy is wrong, given that this is only the first of a likely number of such lawsuits. They had this memo that came out from Axios today saying they need to lean into the trump. I think that’s a bad strategy for them because it won’t go away. The Republican Accountability Project will keep reminding voters that if the Congressman supported the big lie and didn’t condemn the insurrection, the strategy must be to reject Trump and not cling to him. >> luke, everything they do seems somehow to do with continued clinging and bondage to the big lie, and postponing the veiled laws increases electoral security, and there is no problem of systemic or widespread electoral fraud, which blocks the formation of aa 9/11 commission. Is there any prospect of bipartisan engagement in an investigation like the 9/11 commission into the 1/6 attacks? >> I am not encouraged that we will buy in bipartisan for January 6th. The next thing we’re doing right now is the Senate. We have a number of hearings where both Amy Klobuchar, Roy Blunt and others are investigating what went wrong on Jan. 6 and some investigation there, but the proposed house bill is currently stalled to get a commission on Jan. 11 Style To Get The Bottom I guess when you mentioned this …

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