The US attorney in Washington, DC, said Thursday that federal prosecutors are investigating President Donald Trump's role in inciting violent riots that shook Capitol Hill on Wednesday and resulted in four deaths.
When asked specifically whether that included Trump, he responded, "We are looking at all actors here, and anyone that had a role.
Michael Sherwin, the acting US attorney in Washington, DC, told reporters on Thursday that his office is investigating President Donald Trump's role in inciting a frenzied mob of his supporters to storm the US Capitol.
The Washington Post reported that when Sherwin was specifically pressed on whether that included the president, he said, "We are looking at all actors here, and anyone that had a role.
Hours after unleashing his supporters on the Capitol and minutes after Congress certified Biden's win, Trump's communications aide Dan Scavino posted a statement from the president on Twitter promising an "orderly transition" on January 20.
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