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Former President Donald Trump downplays Jan. 6 insurrection, doubles down on false election claims on Texas trip

“This wasn’t an insurrection,” the former president said of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol that left five dead.

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 presidential election results by Congress, in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021.

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