In his press conference today, President Trump returned to his claims that Ashli Babbitt was shot for “no reason.” He also demanded the name of the Capitol Hill police officer who shot her and the release of insurrectionists currently in jail or charged with crimes. The comments came in response to a question at a press conference announcing Trump’s lawsuits against social media platforms.
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As we noted yesterday, this is now becoming a central part of Trump’s political program: vindication of the January 6th insurrection and vengeance against the officer who shot Ashli Babbitt.