In the latest sign that former president Donald Trump lacks self-awareness, the Republican has decided to hold a news conference exactly one year on from the day his supporters attacked the US Capitol building.
It reads: “Why isn’t the unselect committee of highly partisan political hacks investigating the CAUSE of the January 6th protest, which was the rigged presidential election of 2020? Does anybody notice that they want to stay as far away from that topic as possible, the numbers don’t work for them, or even come close.
“The only thing they can do is not talk about it.”
After criticising individuals he considered to be “Republican Rinos” – which stands for Republican in Name Only – Mr Trump added: “I will be having a news conference on January 6th at Mar-a-Lago to discuss all of these points, and more.
Former President Trump will hold a news conference on January 6, 2022 from FL to talk about unproven election fraud… https://t.co/mlqST2sPvm
Once again, we have to dispel Mr Trump’s nonsense and issue the reminder that claims of “electoral fraud” or a “rigged election” are unsubstantiated and have been disproven.
The relevance of the politician scheduling the event on the anniversary of the riot has not been lost on people, with several calling on the mainstream media to ignore next month’s conference entirely: