The former U.S. president noted that he “never took responsibility.”

Former U.S. President Donald Trump said that he did not recognize his responsibility for the riots that occurred during the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

“No, that’s not true. I have never taken responsibility,” he said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.

Earlier, The New York Times reported that it had at its disposal a recording of a conversation between the leader of the Republican minority in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress, Kevin McCarthy, and fellow party members. According to the publication, McCarthy said that Trump, in a conversation with him, partially acknowledged his responsibility for what happened on January 6, 2021. According to the newspaper, the recording was made on January 11, 2021.