Rep. Bennie Thompson files civil lawsuit against Trump for riot on Jan. 6: “We need to hold him accountable”

Rep. Bennie Thompson files civil lawsuit against Trump for riot on Jan. 6: “We need to hold him accountable”
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Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday against former President Trumpand accused him of instigating the deadly January 6th Capitol Revolt and conspiracy with attorney Rudy Giuliani and extremist groups to prevent Congress from confirming President Biden’s electoral college victory.

Thompson, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, along with the NAACP filed the lawsuit in federal court in Washington DC, claiming Trump violated the 1871 Ku Klux Klan Act to seek violence or intimidation against members of Congress or another federal to prevent civil servants from fulfilling their constitutional duties.

Thompson’s lawsuit was believed to be the first a member of Congress filed against Trump over the aftermath of the January 6 uprising that ended in five people …



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