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NAACP files lawsuit against Trump over role in Capitol riot

CBS, 18 Feb 2021
The NAACP is suing former President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers in connection with the assault on the U.S. Capitol. The suit claims they violated the 1871 Ku Klux Klan Act by inciting the riot. NAACP President Derrick Johnson and Congressman Bennie Thompson, a Democrat from Mississippi who is the named plaintiff in the case, joined CBSN to talk about what they hope to accomplish with this suit.

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