Jury still out on how Jan 6 hearings will impact former US president Trump

Federal prosecutors will be skittish about prosecuting Mr Donald Trump. PHOTO: NYTIMES
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WASHINGTON - Over the course of six hearings last month, the House committee investigating last year's Jan 6 attack on the Capitol laid out how former president Donald Trump sought to overturn the results of the 2020 election, despite knowing he had legitimately lost and his actions could be illegal.

In the first two hearings, the committee presented video testimonies from key figures in Mr Trump's orbit that the then President had repeatedly been told he had lost the election.

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