Trump says he is ‘leaning toward’ PARDONING most January 6 Capitol rioters because only ‘some’ got ‘out of control’ – and refuses to apologize for putting Mike Pence’s life in danger
- The former president said he will pardon ‘majority’ of Jan 6 rioters
- He lashed out at hard-Left Antifa group in his town hall with CNN
- Trump said Pence was wrong not to back his rigged election claims
Donald Trump has lashed out at his vice-president Mike Pence, slamming him for refusing to back his bogus claims the 2020 election was fixed.
The real estate mogul rebuffed a question from CNN moderator Kaitlin Collins over whether he say sorry to his former deputy.
‘No, he did something wrong. He should’ve put the votes back to the state legislatures and I think we would’ve had a different outcome,’ the former president told CNN.
Trump rebuffed questions on whether he would apologize over the January 6th riots on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.
‘I am inclined to pardon many of them. I can’t say for every single one because a couple of them probably they got out of control,’ Trump said.
The prime-time forum in New Hampshire was already expected to be noteworthy when it was publicly announced last week.
Trump and CNN have long sparred with each other, with the former president often branding the network ‘fake news’.
But jurors in New York found Trump had sexually abused and defamed advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, though they rejected her claim that he raped her.
The jury awarded her $5 million in damages. Trump called the verdict ‘a disgrace’ and he vowed to appeal.
A small group of anti-Trump protesters gathered Wednesday evening outside the site where the town hall was being held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester.
Their signs included messages like ‘Nobody is above the law’ and ‘Elections not insurrection.’
The appearance will also serve as yet another contrast with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who is seen as a top rival to Trump for the GOP presidential nomination.
The 44-year-old is expected to launch his campaign in the coming weeks, but he has been under constant attack from Trump for dodging the press.
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