At demonstrations in Washington and across the country, Trump supporters said they were sure the election was stolen, no matter what the courts say. Confrontations with counterprotesters turned violent in some places.
The move was a new attempt to force Democrats in the state’s House of Representatives to return from Washington. Their absence has prevented Texas Republicans from passing a voting bill and other measures.
“There’s nothing more American than charging a Black man in his own attempted lynching,” Vauhxx Booker of Indiana said of the charges against him, which he sees as retaliation from the special prosecutor.