What happens after the Trump-inspired storming of Congress?
On January 6, 2021 - a day that will be marked in the history books - supporters of Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. That morning the outgoing president had fired up his supporters during a rally called Save America, by repeating his promises to "never concede" election defeat and demanding that his devotees "show strength."
So what do recent events mean for Trump's political future?
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