We're suing to hold Trump accountable for 'treasonous acts', NAACP chief says
Derrick Johnson accuses president of ‘operating under a white supremacist doctrine’ in suit filed using 1871 Ku Klux Klan Act
were subjected to carrying out their constitutional duties throughout the south during the Reconstruction era.The NAACP is representing the Mississippi congressman Bennie Thompson in the suit but confirmed they expect more members to join. Founded in 1909, the group argues the KKK Act was designed to protect against election conspiracies peddled by Republicans.
“We settled these disagreements at the ballot box, but the former administration and Giuliani sought to disqualify our votes,” Johnson said, accusing Trump of “operating under a white supremacist doctrine that was a derived from days of the Confederacy”.
The organizationfiled a separate suitagainst Trump back in December alleging his campaign and the Republican National Committee “systematically [tried] to disenfranchise” Black voters with doomed legal challenges aimed at tossing their votes in states where their turnout was significant. headtopics.com
Johnson noted “that effort created the ‘big lie’ of a stolen election that generated the energy leading to the insurrection”.Othershave called on Congressto invoke the 14th amendment to bar Trump from office.Trump defense lawyers are expected to argue that his speech was protected by the first amendment to the constitution. Trump advisor Jason Miller said in a statement Trump “did not incite or conspire to incite any violence at the Capitol” because he didn’t organize the rally.
Meanwhile, pressure for the NAACP now pivots to a Joe Biden administration whose campaign promises included combating white supremacy and domestic terror.Johnson warned “white supremacy cannot exist consistently with democracy. One or the other must be extinguished.
“For far too long, this nation has gone abroad to weed out terrorism only to wake up and recognize the faces of domestic terror are white men operating under a notion of white supremacy.” Read more: The Guardian »
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