Donald Trump lunged at head of security, tried to grab limo steering wheel during Capitol Riot, former aide says

29/06/2022 11:08:00 AM

Donald Trump wanted to join supporters storming the US Capitol and tried to grab the wheel of his limousine in a bid to get there, a former aide has testified.

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A former aide has testified Donald Trump knew some supporters gathered for his speech on January 6 were heavily armed and was angry with Secret Service for refusing to take him to the US Capitol. Read the full story here: January6thHearings

Donald Trump wanted to join supporters storming the US Capitol and tried to grab the wheel of his limousine in a bid to get there, a former aide has testified.

CQ-Roll Call/Sipa USA"Take the effing mags away; they're not here to hurt me," Cassidy Hutchinson, who was a top aide to Mr Trump's then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, quoted Trump as saying that morning.Donald Trump's election plot would have spurred 'revolution', former judge tells US Capitol riot probe

Mr Trump struggled with Secret Service agents who insisted he return to the White House rather than join supporters storming the Capitol, where Congress was meeting to certify Democrat Joe Biden's victory over him in the presidential election, Hutchinson testified, citing her conversation with Ornato.

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been hiding the sausage with someone you should've , didn't you ..... Select committee narrative… doesn’t stack up. Even the secret service have refuted the claims. Cassidy Hutchinson repeating a story she heard as testimony? Give me a break! They keep trying to find something on aaTrumo.and to this day, they have nothing , lefties😂

She is the one who claimed that lied that Trump tried to grab the steering wheel from the Secret Service driver. Media went very quiet when the driver said he would testify that it never happened, Liar Don't play Pravda for the Democrats SBS, be better please 👍 We the security people in the Beast trying to stop Trump from going to the Capitol to protect him or to stop him from going to lead the mob. Was Trump wanting to go to the Capitol stop the mob? Questions to be asked.

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Trump tried to grab car’s steering wheel to go to Capitol Hill, former aide testifies – videoWhen the agent refused Trump took matters into his own hands and tried to grab the wheel and 'lunged' onto the secret service agent. Man, women, camera, TV, gun, riot, lynching, genius. Man, women, camera, TV, gun, riot, lynching, genius. Man, women, camera, TV, gun, riot, lynching, genius. Man, women, camera, TV, gun, riot, lynching, genius. Man, women, camera, TV, gun, riot, lynching, genius. The good old communist Guardian FAKE NEWS !!!

Enraged Trump tried to hijack his own limo to drive to Capitol riotsA former White House official gave stunning testimony that Donald Trump endorsed violence to overthrow the US election and tried to grab the wheel of his limo after the Secret Service refused to drive him to the Capitol. Thought about this? You reckon there is an air gap between the back and front of an armoured presidential limo?

Enraged Trump tried to hijack his own limo to drive to Capitol riotsA former White House official gave stunning testimony that Donald Trump endorsed violence to overthrow the US election and tried to grab the wheel of his limo after the Secret Service refused to drive him to the Capitol. Always trump was not he seemed to be has a DARK side , MORE please? By ‘stunning’ testimony you mean unbelievable Go look up a photo of the presidential limousine. Then explain how a man in his 70s, in the back of that car was going to ‘grab the wheel’ I’m happy for you to ignore the presence of a couple of Secret Service agents if it’ll help

January 6 testimony puts Donald Trump in even greater legal perilFormer president and senior aides face exposure over knowledge that supporters were armed and intended to march on Capitol Yes we know but he still not in jail. million value

Furious Trump fought Secret Service to join armed mob: aideDonald Trump was well aware of the potential for violence on January 6 as he tried to subvert the 2020 election and even wrestled with his Secret Service, a former White House aide has testified to Congress. Thank heavens it was an aborted coup. Come on, surely you can do better. Your headline should be Trump knowingly and actively paved the way for violent insurrection.

Furious Trump fought Secret Service to join armed mob: aideA former aide testified that Trump tried to wrestle the steering wheel from his security guard after being told he couldn’t join the march on the Capitol. Riiight....?! 🙄🤣

Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies during the Select Committee to Investigate the 6 January attack on the United States Capitol hearing on Tuesday, 28 June 2022.Play Video 1:42 A former aide told the Jan 6 committee that President Donald Trump 'lunged' at his security when an agent told him he could not head to Capitol Hill.to save article Share An enraged President Donald Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of his limousine and lunged at the head of his Secret Service detail who refused to drive him to the Capitol on Jan, 6, 2021, former senior White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified.Share Washington | An enraged Donald Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of his limousine and lunged at the head of his Secret Service detail who refused to drive him to the Capitol on January 6, 2021, former senior White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified.

Source: / CQ-Roll Call/Sipa USA Donald Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of his presidential limousine on January 6, 2021, when his security detail declined to take him to the US Capitol where his supporters were rioting, a former aide says. The then-president dismissed concerns that some supporters gathered for his fiery speech outside the White House that day carried AR-15-style rifles, instead asking security to stop screening attendees with metal-detecting magnetometers so the crowd would look larger, the aide testified on Tuesday. When the agent refused, Trump attempted to grab a hold of the steering wheel of the limousine driving him, before placing his hand on the agent's clavicle, said Hutchinson. "Take the effing mags away; they're not here to hurt me," Cassidy Hutchinson, who was a top aide to Mr Trump's then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, quoted Trump as saying that morning. “We’re going to be charged with every crime imaginable” if Trump accompanied rally goers to the Capitol, she said Cipollone told her, citing the crimes of obstructing justice and defrauding the Electoral Count Act. Advertisement READ MORE Donald Trump's election plot would have spurred 'revolution', former judge tells US Capitol riot probe 'I'm the effing president' Ms Hutchinson, on the sixth day of House of Representatives hearings into the deadly January 6 Capitol assault by Mr Trump's followers, said the conversation was relayed to her by Tony Ornato, a senior Secret Service official. Mr Trump struggled with Secret Service agents who insisted he return to the White House rather than join supporters storming the Capitol, where Congress was meeting to certify Democrat Joe Biden's victory over him in the presidential election, Hutchinson testified, citing her conversation with Ornato. Mr Trump, however, was “irate” after his speech when he got into his presidential vehicle, Ms Hutchinson relayed.

Mr Trump's supporters were roused by his false claims that his 2020 election defeat was the result of fraud "'I'm the effing president. Robert Engel, the head of Trump’s Secret Service detail, grabbed the president’s arm and Trump used his free hand to lunge at Engel’s neck, she said she was told by Deputy Chief of Staff Anthony Ornato. Take me up to the Capitol now,'" Ms Hutchinson quoted an enraged Mr Trump as saying. READ MORE She said Mr Trump tried from the back seat to grab the steering wheel of the presidential vehicle and lunged in anger at a Secret Service official. On social media Mr Trump, a Republican, denied her account. “And he said, ‘He just said it on stage, Cassidy, figure it out, do not come here. "Her Fake story that I tried to grab the steering wheel of the White House Limousine in order to steer it to the Capitol Building is 'sick' and fraudulent," Mr Trump wrote on Truth Social, his social media app. “And he said, ‘He just said it on stage, Cassidy.

Dozens of courts, election officials and reviews by Mr Trump's own administration rejected his fraud claims. Four people died the day of the attack, one fatally shot by police and the others of natural causes. They’re not here to hurt me. More than 100 police officers were injured, and one died the next day. Four officers later died by suicide. 'Things might get real, real bad on January 6' At the end of about two hours of testimony, Liz Cheney, one of two Republicans on the nine-member panel, presented possible evidence of witness tampering and obstruction of justice. They can march to the Capitol from here. “As an American I was disgusted,” Ms Hutchinson told the committee, reacting to Mr Trump’s tweet about Mr Pence.

Ms Cheney showed messages to unidentified witnesses advising them that an unidentified person would be watching their testimony closely and expecting loyalty. Ms Hutchinson told the committee that Mr Meadows and Mr Trump's former lawyer Rudy Giuliani had sought pardons from Mr Trump, a charge Mr Giuliani later denied in an interview on New York radio. Tuesday's hastily called hearing marked the first time this month, in six hearings, that a former White House official appeared for live testimony.’” As rioters stormed the Capitol, chanting “Hang Mike Pence,” Trump endorsed the violence. READ MORE 'I was slipping in people's blood': US Capitol riot probe puts Donald Trump at heart of 'attempted coup' Ms Hutchinson, 26, painted a picture of White House officials bristling at the possibility of Mr Trump's joining what was to become a violent mob pushing its way into the Capitol, hunting for his vice president, Mike Pence, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers who were certifying the victory of Mr Biden over Mr Trump. "We're going to get charged with every crime imaginable," Ms Hutchinson said White House counsellor Pat Cipollone told her if Mr Trump were to go to the Capitol on January 6. In videotaped testimony played before the committee, she recalled the former president saying words to the effect of: “I don’t f----in’ care that they have weapons.

Ms Hutchinson testified that days before the attack, Mr Meadows knew of the looming violence that could unfold.” Bloomberg. "'Things might get real, real bad on January 6,'" she quoted him as saying on 2 January. READ MORE 'Disturbing': Committee hears of threats as Donald Trump sought to change poll result She testified that Mr Giuliani had said of January 6: "'We're going to the Capitol, it's going to be great. The president's going to be there; he's going to look powerful.'" At that point, she told the House committee of seven Democrats and two Republicans: "It was the first moment that I remembered feeling scared and nervous of what could happen on January 6.” Advertisement Before they left the Ellipse, where Mr Trump had addressed the crowd between the White House and the Washington Monument, she said she received an angry call from Mr McCarthy, who had just heard the president say he was coming to the Capitol.

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