On Jan. 6 many Republicans blamed Trump for the Capitol riot. Now they endorse his presidential bid

Jan 6th 2024

  • Three years after the Capitol attack, Donald Trump remains the leading Republican candidate for the 2024 presidency. He is supported by Republican leaders who had condemned him before.
  • Trump continues to promote false claims about the stolen 2020 election, which fuels the upcoming presidential race and raises questions about the future of democracy.
  • The anniversary of the attack coincides with a tumultuous period in American politics, with Congress struggling to govern and the start of the presidential nominating contests approaching.