6 Jan 2022

Capitol rioters ‘held dagger at throat’ of US democracy, says Biden

Washington Correspondent

“Holding a dagger at the throat of America” – President Biden’s scathing takedown of his predecessor Donald Trump exactly a year after a violent mob stormed the United States Capitol building.

A day when the very symbol of American democracy came under attack by people who thought the presidential election had been stolen – and wanted to keep Mr Trump in office.

A day that profoundly shook the nation and the world.