The impeachment has ended. But other efforts to anticipate Trump’s post-election chaos have only just begun.
And defamation complain were filed against Trump’s allies – the beginning of a spate of civil lawsuits related to false claims that the elections were rigged and the ensuing uprising in the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.
Even though Trump was acquitted On charges by the Senate that his rhetoric sparked the deadly siege of the Capitol, officials and private companies are pursuing legal efforts to otherwise hold him and his allies accountable. The actions are against the former president and numerous others – including elected officials, media experts and lawyers – who indulged his lie and reiterated that President Biden did not win the election.