Ivanka Trump said she agreed with the Justice Department's findings that there was no evidence of fraud in the 2020 US presidential election. Her father, ex-president Donald Trump, said that his victory was “stolen”
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Ivanka Trump, daughter and senior adviser to former US President Donald Trump, said she agreed with the Justice Department's finding that there was no fraud in the 2020 presidential election, contradicting her father's claims. She made the statement during a public hearing before the US House of Representatives Committee Investigating the January 2021 Capitol Storming, CNN reports.
Asked about how perceptions of the election results have changed since Attorney General William Barr's report was released, Ivanka said the Attorney General's findings had an impact on her. Barr said that he did not find sufficient grounds to cancel the results of the election, which was won by the rival of Donald Trump— Joe Biden.
“It influenced my point of view. I respect Attorney General Barr, so I took what he said, — she said.
According to CNN, Ivanka Trump spoke to the committee for eight hours in April. According to the channel, she then confirmed the testimony of other witnesses who claimed that Donald Trump did not want to accept attempts to dissuade the protesters from storming the capitol building, despite the relevant requests.
The US presidential election took place on November 3, 2020, the next day Trump announced the “deception of the American public” and “shame” for the country. “Millions and millions of people voted for us. One pitiful group of people is trying to disenfranchise them, — he said. The ex-president also criticized the e-mail voting procedure. Biden insisted that the vote was fair.
According to the results of the electoral vote, Trump won 232 votes, Biden— 306.
Read on RBC Pro Pro Russian consultants separated from global offices: what does it give them? Articles Pro Look for “maniacs” and forget about compromises: five rules for the success of companies Instructions Pro Continue business in France: taxes, benefits, programs p>In early January 2021, Trump supporters gathered at a rally in Washington at the same time that the House of Representatives intended to approve the election results. Supporters of the ex-president then seized the capitol building, tear gas and stun grenades were used against them. Five people died as a result of the clashes.
Biden accused Trump of inciting violence and called the incident one of the darkest days in US history and “mutiny”. “I understand your pain, I hear your hearts: the elections were stolen from us. But you must go home now, go in peace,— then Trump addressed his supporters.
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