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Rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

Summary by Times of India
Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them or at least engender some sympathy.
Published 2 years ago · Washington, United States

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Rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on January 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them or at least engender some sympathy.

2 years ago·Mumbai, India
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Rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

Lawyers for at least three defendants charged in connection with the violent siege tell The Associated Press that they will blame election misinformation and conspiracy theories, much of it pushed by then-President Donald Trump, for misleading their clients. The attorneys say those who spread that misinformation bear as much responsibility for the violence as do those who participated in the actual breach of the Capitol. “I kind of sound like …

2 years ago·Los Angeles, United States
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U.S. Capitol rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

Falsehoods about the 2020 election helped bring insurrectionists to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them or at least engender some sympathy.

2 years ago·Toronto, Canada
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Rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them in court or at least produce some sympathy

2 years ago·London, United Kingdom
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Rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them or at least engender some sympathy.

2 years ago·United States
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Rioters blame their actions on 2020 election misinformation

Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them in court or at least produce some sympathy

2 years ago·United States
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