Trump tried to force limo to Capitol Hill on day of 6 January riot, aide testifies

28/06/2022 23:48:00

The then-president tried to take the steering wheel from his Secret Service driver in a bid to join the crowd, the aide said.

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Donald Trump tried to take the steering wheel from his Secret Service limousine driver in a bid to join the crowd marching on the US Capitol, a top aide in his administration testified today

The then-president tried to take the steering wheel from his Secret Service driver in a bid to join the crowd, the aide said.

White House counsel Pat Cipollone had voiced legal concerns about Trump marching to the Capitol alongside his supporters, Hutchinson said.An executive assistant to Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows, she was a central figure in the White House around the period of the insurrection on 6 January last year.

Hutchinson said she recalled her boss saying four days before the insurrection: “Things might get real, real bad on January 6.”When she asked what was happening on that day, Hutchinson testified that Giuliani “responded something to the effect of, ‘We’re going to the Capitol’.” Hutchinson said.

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They should have thrown him out for his attempted insurrection. Since when the president seats beside the driver¿? Hey any of you activists cover a story in its entirety? Never ceases to amaze me the absolute bollox that the Journal will publish. Talk about fake news! It's illegal for a president to drive himself! Everyone knows this!

So Trump wrestled with a secret service agent for control of The Beast (Limo). Meanwhile Biden needs handlers and que cards so he doesn't mess up too badly? Trump sounds energetic and powerful. Looks like he will be facing extremely serious criminal charges. I'd say his lawyers tonight are pondering if plea deal will keep him out of jail. This blows Watergate out of the water

This 100% totally happened Yea right,have you ever been in a limo,he probably said take me to the capital & banged on the window Also tried to strangle the guy We could sure use some mean tweets now….America is a mess..

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FORMER US PRESIDENT Donald Trump tried to take the steering wheel from his Secret Service limousine driver in a bid to join the crowd marching on the US Capitol, a top aide in his administration testified today.Mr Trump got into his car after addressing a rally near the White House, Cassidy Hutchinson told a congressional panel.Expand The former White House aide said Donald Trump had wanted metal detectors removed from the site of the rally.Expand Donald Trump’s plans to take his media business public have suffered a further blow.

Trump got into his car after addressing his supporters at a rally near the White House on 6 January 2021, Cassidy Hutchinson told a congressional panel, and was told he couldn’t be with his supporters who were gathering ahead of the protest that turned into a deadly insurrection. “I’m the effing president, take me up to the Capitol now,” Trump said, according to Hutchinson, who said the story was relayed to her by another administration official. "I'm the effing president, take me up to the Capitol now," Mr Trump said, according to Cassidy Hutchinson, who said the story was relayed to her by another White House official. White House counsel Pat Cipollone had voiced legal concerns about Trump marching to the Capitol alongside his supporters, Hutchinson said. She said Mr Trump did not care. “We’re going to get charged with every crime imaginable if we make that happen,” Hutchison recalled Cipollone warning. She has been an executive assistant to then President Trump's chief of staff Mark Meadows and was a central figure in the White House around the period of the insurrection last year. Hutchinson, a former top White House aide with unique access to Trump and the inner workings of the West Wing, was testifying at the sixth June hearing of the House committee probing the attack on the US Capitol. The Securities and Exchange Commission is already investigating Digital World, seeking information on whether Trump Media and Technology Group and Digital World had discussed a deal before the Spac went public, which is prohibited.

An executive assistant to Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows, she was a central figure in the White House around the period of the insurrection on 6 January last year. "We're going to get charged with every crime imaginable if we make that happen," she recalled Mr Cipollone warning. Ms Hutchinson said she was in the vicinity of a conversation where she overheard the president say something to the effect of: “You know, I don’t f***ing care that they have weapons. In some of the most explosive testimony from the hearings so far, Hutchinson said Trump and some of his top lieutenants were aware of the possibility of violence ahead of the attack — contradicting claims that the assault was spontaneous and had nothing to do with the administration. Advertisement Hutchinson said she recalled her boss saying four days before the insurrection: “Things might get real, real bad on January 6. She said she recalled her boss saying four days before the insurrection:"Things might get real, real bad on 6 January.” Hutchinson had sought out Meadows, she said, after a White House meeting involving Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Let my people in. As they were heading to Giuliani’s car, he asked her if she was “excited” for 6 January, she testified. As they were heading to Mr Giuliani's car, he asked her if she was"excited" for January 6, she testified. It expects to receive more than $1 billion (€943 million) from its merger with Digital World once the deal is completed.

When she asked what was happening on that day, Hutchinson testified that Giuliani “responded something to the effect of, ‘We’re going to the Capitol’.” Hutchinson said. "'It's going to be great. Take the f***ing mags away. “‘It’s going to be great. The president’s going to be there. He's going to look powerful. He’s going to look powerful. She said Anthony Ornato, former White House chief of operations, warned Mr Meadows on January 6th that the crowd had knives, guns, bear spray, body armour, spears and flagpoles. Digital World has warned that the company’s ability to succeed faces risks because of Mr Trump’s history of bankruptcies and failed business ventures.

He’s going to be with the members. He's going to be with the senators. He’s going to be with the senators. Talk to the chief about it. Talk to the chief about it. Ms Hutchinson said White House counsel Pat Cipollone had serious legal concerns about Mr Trump marching to the Capitol on January 6th after his rally. Talk to the chief about it. He knows about it.'" She told Mark Meadows what Mr Giuliani had said, she testified.

’” She told Meadows what Giuliani had said, she testified. (Stefani Reynolds/Getty) Ms Hutchinson gave evidence that Mr Trump had wanted to join his supporters in marching to the Capitol where Congress was scheduled to certify that Joe Biden had won the 2020 presidential election. “He didn’t look up from his phone and said something to the effect of, ‘There’s a lot going on, Cass, but I don’t know. Things might get real, real bad on January 6,'" Ms Hutchinson told the hearing. Things might get real, real bad on January 6,’” Hutchinson told the hearing. “When hearing Rudy’s take on January 6, and then Mark’s response, that was the first moment that I remember feeling scared and nervous for what could happen on January 6,” she added.. She said Mr Trump had said: “I’m the f***ing president; take me up to the Capitol now. Hutchinson told the committee that she heard the names of far right groups the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys discussed in the White House as the day approached.

Meadows and Trump were aware of the possibility of violence, including that members of the pro-Trump mob were armed when they gathered on the Ellipse that day, Hutchinson said. and then Mark's response, that was the first moment that I remember feeling scared and nervous for what could happen on January 6," she added. #Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you Support us now When she told Meadows violence had erupted, Meadows “almost had a lack of reaction,” Hutchinson said. She said a White House valet had told her Mr Trump had thrown his lunch against the wall. Vice chair Liz Cheney said the committee had obtained police reports that people at the Trump rally on the Ellipse had knives, Tasers, pepper spray and blunt objects that could be used as weapons. Vice chair Liz Cheney said the committee had obtained police reports that people at the Trump rally had knives, Tasers, pepper spray and blunt objects that could be used as weapons. Police transmissions played at the hearing showed that others outside the rally had firearms including AR-15 semi-automatic rifles. Hutchinson has already been the source of several blockbuster revelations, appearing in videotaped depositions at two previous hearings and memorably naming a group of House Republicans who sought pardons from Trump following the violence. Ms Hutchinson has already been the source of several blockbuster revelations, appearing in videotaped depositions at two previous hearings and memorably naming a group of House Republicans who sought pardons from Trump following the violence. The vice-chairwoman of the congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack, Republican Liz Cheney, alleged that Trump allies had been intimidating witnesses as they prepared to give evidence.

She was also in contact with officials in the battleground state of Georgia, where Trump infamously pressured officials to “find” enough votes to overcome Biden’s victory margin in a phone call that is the subject of a criminal probe. It was Hutchinson, according to CNN, who told the select committee that Trump voiced approval for the “hang Mike Pence” chants from rioters at the Capitol — an allegation that was among the many eye-popping claims to come out of the opening hearing on 9 June. It was Ms Hutchinson, according to CNN, who told the select committee that Donald Trump voiced approval for the"hang Mike Pence" chants from rioters at the Capitol - an allegation that was among the many eye-popping claims to come out of the opening hearing on 9 June last. Meadows himself has refused to testify before the panel since handing over thousands of text messages and other documents in the early stages of the investigation. The House of Representatives held Meadows in contempt in December but the Justice Department decided not to charge him. The House of Representatives held Mr Meadows in contempt in December but the Justice Department decided not to charge him. © AFP 2022 .