Source: Jill Colvin The Associated Press, Global News, January 31, 2022
Riot participants smashed through windows, assaulted police officers and sent lawmakers and congressional staff fleeing for their lives.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump is dangling the prospect of pardons for supporters who participated in the deadly Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol if he returns to the White House.
“If I run and if I win, we will treat those people from January 6th fairly,” Trump said Saturday night during a rally in Conroe, Texas. “And if it requires pardons, we will give them pardons because they are being treated so unfairly.”