Donald Trump ‘had to be restrained’ from attempts to join Capitol riot, US committee hears

6/29/2022 1:10:00 AM

Donald Trump ‘had to be restrained’ from attempts to join Capitol riot, US committee hears

Donald Trump ‘had to be restrained’ from attempts to join Capitol riot, US committee hears

Former aide says Trump tried to grab steering wheel of the presidential limousine from a Secret Service agent after being told he could not attend rally

25 June, 2022 Ms Hutchinson, whose desk was several yards from the Oval Office, said the former president demanded that metal detectors at security checkpoints be turned off so that armed protesters be allowed in to hear his speech.Investigations have found no evidence to back this up.Rudy Giuliani 'Suppose I cracked my skull and died' Mr Giuliani added:"Lucky I'm a 78-year-old who is in pretty good shape because if I wasn't, I'd have hit the ground and probably cracked my skull.O tero county , in New Mexico, is home to fewer than 70,000 people.

She testified that at one point on 6 January Mr Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of the presidential limousine from a Secret Service agent after being told told he could not attend the riot.She quoted Mr Trump as saying: “I’m the effing president, take me to the Capitol now."He's got your vote?" I ask.” Ms Hutchinson, the executive assistant to Mark Meadows, Mr Trump’s then-chief of staff, said Secret Service personnel were forced to physically restrain the former president."Then he goes on and on and on, yelling and screaming… things like… 'you're going to kill women'.She claimed Mr Trump lunged toward the neck of a Secret Service agent from the back seat of the limousine."And they will all vote for him again?" I ask.Later that day, he hurled his lunch against the wall at the White House, Ms Hutchinson added.The founder of Cowboys For Trump, Mr Griffin had to dial in to the vote from Washington, dc.

Her evidence marked the committee hearing so far, supporting claims that Mr Trump and his close aides knew that the 6 January rally was likely to turn violent.And people that voted for Biden that I've heard, they're changing."Suppose I was a weaker 78-year-old and I hit the ground, cracked my skull and died.Five people were killed when hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol last year in a bid to thwart Joe Biden’s presidential election victory.Mr Trump has repeatedly dismissed the January 6 Committee into the Capitol riot as a Democratic party “witch hunt”, despite most of the witnesses being Republican party members.Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 1:21 Jan 6 Panel releases CCTV of man on Capitol tour The persistent lure of Donald Trump and his tangible populist politics, combined with a bumpy 24 months in the White House for Joe Biden, suggests the midterm elections later this year will be dramatic to say the least.He denied Ms Hutchinson’s account in a social media post on Tuesday, stating that he never tried to grab the steering wheel of the presidential limousine.Pic: AP 'The assault was over politics' Police have not said what specific allegations prompted them to detain the 39-year-old suspect, according to NBC News.“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,” he wrote on his Truth Social account.And with it, Mr Trump's apparent disregard for the rule of law and truth seem to have penetrated deep.Echoing a favourite conspiracy theory of Donald Trump, the commissioner said he just had a “gut feeling” that something was amiss with the Dominion voting machines.

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