5/19, 3:42 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Trump slams Jan. 6 commission as 'Democrat trap'

Former United States President Donald Trump slammed the planned formation of a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 Capitol riots as a "Democrat trap" ahead of an expected vote on the proposal in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

"Republicans in the House and Senate should not approve the Democrat trap of the January 6 Commission. It is just more partisan unfairness and unless the murders, riots, and fire bombings in Portland, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, and New York are also going to be studied, this discussion should be ended immediately, "Trump said in a statement.

The former president, who was impeached over his role in the unrest, also warned that Republicans "must get much tougher and much smarter, and stop being used by the Radical Left" and added he hopes that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is "listening." Earlier, McConnell said that Senate Republicans are still "undecided" on whether to support the January 6 commission.

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