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  • Former President

  • Ran for Office

Donald TrumpLast Updated: May 26, 2022

Location

Florida

Insurrection Related Information

  • Organized for 1/6
  • Spoke at Rally
  • Spread Disinformation Online

Previous Office(s) Held

  • U.S. President

Executive Summary

45th President of the United States

Following his loss in the 2020 presidential election to Biden, Trump refused to concede and initiated an extensive campaign to overturn the results, making false claims of widespread electoral fraud.

On January 6, 2021, during a rally at The Ellipse, Trump urged his supporters to ”fight like hell” and march to the Capitol, where the electoral votes were being counted by Congress in order to formalize Biden’s victory.

A mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, suspending the count as Vice President Mike Pence and other members of Congress were evacuated.

On January 13, the House voted to impeach Trump an unprecedented second time for ”incitement of insurrection,” but he was later acquitted by the Senate again on February 13, after he had already left office.

Previous Office(s) Held

Former U.S. President

Term:

January 20, 2017 - January 20, 2021

Previously Ran for Office(s)

Ran for U.S. President in 2020

Press Coverage

  • Far-right Oath Keepers exchanged messages about GOP Rep. Ronny Jackson during Jan. 6 riot

    Published on April 19, 2022 Read at CBS News
  • Virginia Thomas urged White House chief to pursue unrelenting efforts to overturn the 2020 election, texts show

    Published on March 24, 2022 Read at Washington Post
  • Trump's Next Coup Has Already Begun

    Published on December 22, 2021 Read at The Atlantic
  • Trump called aides hours before Capitol riot to discuss how to stop Biden victory

    Published on November 30, 2021 Read at The Guardian
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jan. 6 Protest Organizers Say They Participated in ‘Dozens’ of Planning Meetings With Members of Congress and White House Staff

    Published on October 24, 2021 Read at Rolling Stone
  • ‘Down the rabbit hole’: Arizona GOP goes full fringe

    Published on October 20, 2021 Read at Politico
  • What was Trump's role during the Capitol riot? The House plans to find out

    Published on August 27, 2021 Read at NBC News
  • Read Trump's Jan. 6 Speech, A Key Part Of Impeachment Trial

    Published on February 10, 2021 Read at NPR
  • https://www.justsecurity.org/74138/incitement-timeline-year-of-trumps-actions-leading-to-the-attack-on-the-capitol/

    Published on January 11, 2021 Read at Just Security

Affiliated People (1)

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    • Subpoenaed

    Mark Meadows

    Occupation
    • Former White House Chief of Staff

Sources

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