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Rep. Bennie Thompson, January 6th Committee Refer Trump For Criminal Charges

Bennie Thompson sits in the House gallery while other members of Congress lie on the floors of the gallery or hide beneath their chairs during the insurrection

Accountability for the January 6th attacks “can only be found in the criminal justice system,” U.S. House January 6th Select Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said Monday afternoon as he and the other eight members of the committee voted to refer former President Donald Trump to the U.S. Justice Department for prosecution.