A federal lawsuit accusing former President Donald Trump, his lawyer and far-right extremists in U.S. government agencies conspiring to deprive Americans of their civil rights by obstructing the count. Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory with the Jan. 6 riots is expanding this week.
The NAACP attorney, who brought the case earlier this year on behalf of Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), was scheduled to file a revised complaint on Wednesday adding 10 new plaintiffs, two of whom are familiar with the matter. The new plaintiffs will include other congressmen and the amended complaint, more information is said about the devastating Jan. 6 riots in Washington, D.C., where President Trump and Rudy Julia. His personal attorney has already been accused of inciting more.
Adding a new plaintiff is the first reported by New York Times On Tuesday.
Thompson̵7;s suit, first filed in February, accused Trump of violating the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871, a federal crime of “conspiracy to defend by coercion or intimidation.” Hold a position or Perform official duties
Thompson named the far-right group Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys as co-defendants and were accused of conspiring with Trump.
Trump named Jesse Binnall, a veteran on the campaign’s legal team and former national security adviser for General Mike Flynn’s defense team.
The Thompson suit’s expansion comes as legal problems after Trump’s presidency arise, even as his party and the Conservative movement try to move on from the Jan. 6 riots and The deaths arising from the riots as soon as possible
Two police officers, James Blassingame and James Hemby, filed a federal lawsuit against Trump in late March for injuries sustained in service at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the two officers, who are veterans of Congress police. More than a decade Claim that Trump “Encouraging, encouraging, guiding and helping and supporting” the rebel mob that attacked City Hall on January 6 and injured both men.
Blassingame said he suffered from head and back pain, as well as depression as a result of his service during the attack, and Himbi said he was under the care of a freckle surgeon. Look For head and back injuries by rioters
Trump has yet to respond to the suit or specify a lawyer who will represent him on the suit.
The former president is also facing a lawsuit from Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) accusing his son Trump, Don Jr. and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) of engaging in civil rights conspiracy. Accused of inciting Jan 6 riots
The entire suit was part of a parade of criminal investigations and a number of lawsuits against Trump, his family, his business empire and close associates in the months after the presidency’s inclusion. he In the past few weeks, the former president has personally caught his adversary about to investigate and “prosecute me for the rest of my life.”