President of the United States, Joe Biden, Delivered a speech on Thursday First Anniversary Attack on the Capitol In which A Donald Trump Sought to prevent a democratic transfer of power after its defeat in the presidential election. “I will not let anyone stab me in the throat of democracy”, Biden expressed his government’s commitment. The Trump described the speech as “political drama.” To divert attention from the “failure” of the democratic government.
“His ego is hurt”
“The former president of the United States (Donald Trump) created and spread a network The lie about the 2020 electionBecause “and” has done it Evaluates power over policy“Because he puts his own interests ahead of the interests of his country,” said President Capitol.
“His wounded ego is more important to him than our democracy and our constitution. He cannot accept what he looks like.”Said of Trump, whom he did not call by name and only referred to him as the “former president.” “You cannot love our country only if you win. You can only obey the law if it suits you. You cannot be patriotic when you embrace lies and allow them,” he said.
“For the first time in our history,” he recalled the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol by Trump’s far-right supporters. Five were killed and hundreds were injured, “Not only lost in a presidential election” “He sought to avoid a peaceful transfer of power.”. He reviewed those who entered the Congress headquarters a year after the incident, not as a “tourist group” but as a “violent mob”. “This is an armed insurgency”.
Absent the Republican Party
The president recalled that the November 2020 election was one of the most voted elections in U.S. history. “More than 150 million Americans went to the polls and voted that day, an epidemic … they should be applauded, not attacked.”, Said Biden, who was targeted against the Republicans, despite having some brave men and women in the party. “Many more are changing the party for something else.”, He said.
According to the American media, only a few opposition representatives attended the ceremony. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader in the Senate, did not attend the ceremony in Washington, although he was one of the few who acknowledged Trump’s “moral responsibility” for the attack on Capitol.
Today, “We live at a turning point in history, both at home and abroad. We are once again engaged in the struggle between democracy and authoritarianism; Between the aspirations of the majority and the greed of the few, they bet that Russia, from China and beyond, “in turn, Biden promised, the days of democracy are numbered, and that we are going to be like them.”
“I’m not going to be small either”
According to Pitton, the events of January 6, 2021 should not be seen as the death of democracy, but the rebirth of freedom. “I am not looking today for this fight that was brought to this Capitol a year ago, but I am not going to shrink either.. I’m going to be in this interval. I’m going to defend this nation, I’m not going to let anyone stab me in the throat for democracy, ”Biden said.
“Trust me, I know how difficult democracy is. I know the threats facing America, but I also know that our dark days will lead us toward light and hope,” he said.
At the ceremony, US Vice President Kamala Harris called for “unity in defending democracy” because “the American spirit is being put to the test.”
Investigations, a year after the attack
Since the beginning of the investigations, More than 725 people have been indicted by the judiciary for their involvement in these incidents, Some of them, are part of dangerous, highly armed far-right fighters such as the Broad Boys and Oath Keepers. The FBI says there are inmates in almost every state in the country.
That is the main allegation made by the lawyers There are also charges of illegally entering a restricted area, but also attacking or resisting authority. At the moment, about 165 people have pleaded guilty to some of the charges against them, while 70 have already been convicted, 31 of whom have been jailed.
In parallel, The Senate Commission of Inquiry is waiting to see if the US Supreme Court will finally accept former President Trump’s appeal. To prevent the release of White House records related to the January 6 incidents. Trump and his followers have been tasked with thwarting the commission’s investigations, taking refuge in the prime minister’s legal jurisdiction, although there are already people in his inner circle like Steve Bannon or his chief executive, Mark Meadows. Congress has accused him of contempt of law.