Nancy Pelosi said Friday that members of the US federal legislature should be prosecuted if any of them are proven to have assisted the participants in the Capitol attack.
The Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives made it clear at a news conference in Washington that the January 6 attack made clear that internal threats to the country should also be counted.
We have already lost our innocence in this area
The politician said, stressing that members of Congress need to be able to trust each other.
Pelosi’s words “overlapped” with assumptions made by some Democrats that some Republican lawmakers themselves reinforced the belief of current Donald Trump supporters that the result of the presidential election in November was fraudulent. Last week’s events sparked widespread distrust and anger in Parliament, triggering constitutional impeachment measures against Trump, and Democrats drawing attention.
Last week, we were the victims of an attack on the Capitol that endangered and shocked the lives of Congress and its staff.
Pelosi summoned, who indicated:
Parliamentary committees will examine what happened.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives announced that in the meantime, retired General Russell Honoré has been mandated to take measures affecting Capitol security in light of the inauguration of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden on January 20. Honore got a huge advantage when Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans, and the general arranged relief supplies to reach those in need.
Peloset was asked how she would proceed Dismissal procedures. On Wednesday, the US House of Representatives voted to launch a process to impeach the president on charges of inciting the revolt. Ostroma Capitol Because. The indictment will now be presented to the Senate, which may vote on the matter next week at the earliest. Pelosi has not yet been able to say exactly when the indictment will be submitted to the Senate.
Meanwhile, law enforcement agencies in the country continue to investigate to uncover the circumstances of the attack. An FBI official told Reuters that
270 suspects were identified in the attack and over a hundred were arrested.
Michael Sherwin, federal attorney general in Washington, DC, said Wednesday, by then
Seventy indictments have been filed, but this number is expected to rise to hundreds.
On Friday, the attorney general indicated that authorities are investigating any extremist groups that may be behind the attack on the Capitol building.
However, a US judicial official told Reuters that there is currently no direct evidence of attempts to kidnap or kill MPs on January 6.