Breaking Now: In a lawsuit he just filed, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) charges former President Donald Trump in a civil lawsuit with inciting the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.
“Rep. Eric Swalwell, one of the House prosecutors during Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, filed a lawsuit Friday against the former president, alleging he incited the deadly invasion of the U.S. Capitol,” according to CNBC. [emphasis added]
“The civil lawsuit from Swalwell, D-Calif., also accuses Donald Trump Jr., Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., of being “wholly responsible for the injury and destruction” caused by the mob. [emphasis added]
“Swalwell’s 65-page lawsuit accuses the defendants of conspiring to block President Joe Biden’s election victory, inciting the Jan. 6 riot, aiding and abetting common-law assault, committing bias-related crimes, intentionally inflicting emotional distress and negligence.” [emphasis added]
For more on this report, go to CNBC.
Please share your opinion in the comment section. Why do you think Eric Swalwell has filed this lawsuit against former President Donald Trump and the others? Do you think the suit has any merit?
Today, I filed a civil claim against Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Rudolph Giuliani, and Rep. Mo Brooks for inciting an attack against the Capitol that terrorized lawmakers and prevented us from certifying the votes of the American people.
My statement: pic.twitter.com/3BkbvX8WHe
— Eric Swalwell (@ericswalwell) March 5, 2021