German President says lies led to U.S. capitol storming

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

“The scenes we saw are the result of lies and more lies of division and contempt for democracy, of hate and rabble-rousing, including at the highest level,” he said in an address to the nation.

Steinmeier called Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. parliament, which left four people dead a turning point in the American history and an attack on the liberal Democracy.

Hundreds of protesters supporting outgoing Republican President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol building during a session that eventually saw lawmakers certify Democrat Joe Biden’s college vote victory with 306 votes to Trump’s 232. – Sputnik/NAN

– Jan. 7, 2021 @ 5:05 GMT |

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