On the afternoon of January 6, the Capitol was stormed by Trumpist rioters. We have seen images swinging between ridicule and tragedy, with a death toll of five – a terrible symbol for American democracy.
As Democrats attempt to combine national reconciliation and punishment of the president, the FBI fears new pro-Trump rallies in more than fifty cities across the United States during Joe Biden’s inauguration on January 20.
Do these riots mark the end of American democracy? What does Donald Trump risk if he is indicted again? Will he pardon himself?
To follow American political news, Slate.fr has joined forces with la newsletter «Time to Sign Off» (TTSO) and to French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) to offer the podcast every Wednesday Trump 2020, with Laurence Nardon, an IFRI researcher and specialist in the United States, and Romain Dessal, founder of TTSO.
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