Calls for US Capitol riot probe as Trump's legal woes mount

Washington (AFP) – Most Republicans in the US Senate voted to acquit former president Donald Trump in last week’s impeachment trial, but bipartisan calls were mounting for a government-backed probe into the January 6 Capitol attack. Here is a look at the likely impacts of such an investigation — and the possible implications for Trump. Trump’s actionsSenator Mitch McConnell, the powerful Senate minority leader who voted to acquit the former president on constitutional grounds, has blamed Trump for the Capitol riots. Trump loyalists stormed the building in a effort to halt the final certificat…

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