After rejected impeachment: US Democrat files first civil law suit against Trump

PublishedFebruary 16, 2021, 4:55 pm

A member of the Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit against ex-President Donald Trump in the United States. It is the first civil lawsuit against Trump.

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Should be back in court: Ex-President Donald Trump.

AFP

MP Bennie Thompson has filed a lawsuit against ex-President Donald Trump in a US federal court. Trump is guilty of the conspiracy with the right-wing extremist groups Proud Boys and Oathkeepers, complains the member of the Democratic Party, according to the broadcaster. “CNN». It is the first civil lawsuit filed against Trump after the second impeachment trial was rejected.

The private lawsuit is also directed against Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Thompson is referring to a law that came into being after the US Civil War to combat the far-right Ku Klux Klan. Should the court accept the lawsuit, according to “CNN” new details from Trump’s presidency would be known.

(nsa)

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