The storming of the Capitol in the United States was carried out on January 6th, 2021, against the US Congress. The riots' culprits were a mob of former US President Donald Trump's supporters trying to overturn Trump's defeat. Ipsos conducted a new survey in order to figure out the view of respondents who believe that Trump shares blame for the Capitol's attack. As a result of the attack, five lives were lost, including one policeman and four protesters, whereas around 60 people were injured.
The infographic below reveals that around two-thirds of the Americans blame Mr. Trump to carry a good or a great deal of the blame for storming the Washing's Capitol on January 6th. The survey responses varied on the basis of different parties. For example, Among the Democrats, 98 percent of them agreed that Trump incited the Capitol's riot whereas, 69 percent of the Republicans wanted to get Trump off the hook. 69 percent of the Independents blamed Trump for the attack. In total, 67 percent of the respondents were against Donald Trump and saw him as one to be blamed.
The survey was carried out on January 8th and 9th among 570 US individuals aged 18 years and above.
Infographic by: Statista.com