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Trump For The First Time Concedes That His Actions May Have Been Illegal

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Trump For The First Time Concedes That His Actions May Have Been Illegal

In a middle-of-the-night, all-caps social media post, Donald Trump for the first time appears to have conceded that his actions leading up to the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol may have broken the law.

“EVEN EVENTS THAT ‘CROSS THE LINE’ MUST FALL UNDER TOTAL IMMUNITY, OR IT WILL BE YEARS OF TRAUMA TRYING TO DETERMINE GOOD FROM BAD,” Trump wroteThursday at 1:59 a.m. about the federal prosecution against him related to Jan. 6, 2021.

From the day a mob of his followers swarmed the Capitol building as they tried to help him coerce then-Vice President Mike Pence and Congress into awarding Trump a second term even though he had lost reelection, the former president has claimed that he acted completely appropriately. Of the four criminal prosecutions against Trump, he and his lawyers have only argued that he is immune in the federal Jan. 6 case.

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