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nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor3 2J1P|||Trump Defense Tries To Switch Blame, Saying Democrats Didn’t Condemn Looting||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||Attorneys representing former President Donald Trump equated instances of violence and rioting that broke out during protests for racial justice with the Capitol insurrection.


Trump Defense Tries To Switch Blame, Saying Democrats Didn't Condemn Looting

Among the evidence presented by the defense was a lengthy clip of President Donald Trump’s widely condemned remarks about the deadly 2017 Charlottesville protest.

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Trump Defense Tries To Switch Blame, Saying Democrats Didn’t Condemn Looting



Attorneys representing former President Donald Trump equated instances of violence and rioting that broke out during protests for racial justice with the Capitol insurrection.


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