About half of Americans think Donald Trump should be charged for Jan. 6: poll

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Predictably, views on Donald Trump's criminal liability break down along party lines.

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Predictably, views on Donald Trump's criminal liability break down along party lines.

Predictably, views on Donald Trump's criminal liability break down along party lines.

Highlights: Former Trump aide testifies during surprise Jan. 6 hearingTexasAnd he's not alone. While views of Trump’s role have not changed since December, Americans are somewhat more likely now than they were then to sayForty-six percent say that now, up slightly from 41% in December. An additional 21% say GOP lawmakers had some responsibility and 30% say they were not responsible. The change in the share saying Republicans in Congress have a large amount of responsibility was driven mostly by Democrats and independents.

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KTVU 2 is Fox so of course they pretend this is about normal political disagreements between 2 normal parties. It’s not. Republicans are not a party they’re a cult. The cult relishes Trump’s lawlessness while Democrats and other sane people are horrified.

Donald Trump Lunged at Security to Get to Capitol on Jan. 6, Says AideCassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, offered an explosive testimony. Dinamarie31763

Former Aide Cassidy Hutchinson: Donald Trump Was Told Protesters Had Weapons on Jan. 6Cassidy Hutchinson quoted Trump as directing his staff, in profane terms, to take away the magnetometers that he thought would slow down supporters who’d gathered in Washington. 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.”

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Cassidy Hutchinson’s Testimony Should Be the End of Donald TrumpIn today’s January 6th hearing, Cassidy Hutchinson, a White House aide, calmly described an utterly unhinged President who tried to grab the steering wheel of his Presidential S.U.V., yelling “I’m the fucking President. Take me up to the Capitol now!” Woops Bet it won’t be tho

South Carolina Democrat, Trump's culpability has been clear from the beginning, when he urged his supporters to march to the Capitol on the morning of Jan.Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make Platinum Jubilee Appearance … 01:37 Adam Sandler Reveals He 'Popped' His Groin While Filming 'Hustle… 02:02 Rachel Brosnahan and ’Marvelous Mrs.Associated Press | June 28, 2022 1:28 pm Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify as the House select committee investigating the Jan.Advertisement Advertisement a Mafia don , but he can’t quite pull it off.

6 and "fight like hell." "It was meant to provoke violence because he kept encouraging them," the 86-year-old told The Associated Press. 6, 2021 – even grabbing the steering wheel of the presidential limousine and lunging at his head of security when he was told he could not go, she said. "As it happened, I watched it all and I just thought why doesn't somebody stop this? Why doesn't he stop this?" Highlights: Former Trump aide testifies during surprise Jan. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a year-long investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. 6 hearing Two years after completing a White House summer internship, Cassidy Hutchinson was in the room where the president’s top aides debated how they could overturn his election loss. She testified that Trump said"something to the effect of, 'I don't effing care that they have weapons. The 25-year-old former aide to chief of staff Mark Meadows testified Tuesday at a surprise hearing of the House committee investigating the Jan. But Trump trying to physically wrest the steering wheel of “the Beast” from a Secret Service agent so that he could join his followers at the Capitol was pretty vivid, too.

6 insurrection. Take the effing mags away. Thanks to our sponsors: View all sponsors Hutchinson quoted Trump as directing his staff, in profane terms, to take away the magnetometers that he thought would slow down supporters who’d gathered in Washington. Chris Schloemer, a Texas independent, agreed Trump holds responsibility for egging on the crowd with his baseless claims of election fraud. But, the 61-year-old doesn't lay the blame solely on Trump. They can march the Capitol from here. Schloemer feels Republicans in Congress have a hand in what happened that day, too: "I feel like people were afraid of Donald Trump, especially Republican politicians, and so they wouldn’t rein him in, and I think that just emboldened him. Take the f-in’mags away." And he's not alone. Take the effing mags away. Sure, he demands complete loyalty from his underlings no matter how badly he treats them.

While views of Trump’s role have not changed since December, Americans are somewhat more likely now than they were then to say Republicans in Congress were significantly responsible for the events of Jan. 6. 6 committee had only announced a day earlier. Hutchison, a top aide to Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows, said that she was “scared, and nervous for what could happen” ahead of the riot after conversations with Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, Meadows and others. Forty-six percent say that now, up slightly from 41% in December. An additional 21% say GOP lawmakers had some responsibility and 30% say they were not responsible. 2, 2021, Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said to her,"'Cass, are you excited for the 6th? It's going to be a great day. The change in the share saying Republicans in Congress have a large amount of responsibility was driven mostly by Democrats and independents.” She described Meadows as unconcerned as security officials told him that people at Trump's rally had weapons - including people wearing armor and carrying automatic weapons.

Ulysses Bryant, a Democrat from Florida, said while he always believed Trump and the rioters should be charged with a crime, he hadn’t known of the involvement of congressional Republicans until he began to follow the hearings. 6. Close to 6 in 10 Americans — 56% — say they followed news about the congressional hearings. A smaller but still sizeable share -- 42% -- say they watched or listened. It's going to be great. The 25-year-old, who was a special assistant and aide to former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows, has already provided a trove of information to congressional investigators and has sat for four interviews behind closed doors. The nine-member panel, comprising seven Democrats and two Republicans, has worked around the clock for the past year to investigate the connection between Trump and his allies and the violence and chaos that ensued on the Capitol. The public hearing phase of their investigation is meant to put all of that investigative work on display to the American public in an effort to create a historical record of what occurred. After Giuliani left the White House campus, Hutchinson said she did ask Meadows about Jan.

RELATED: Third January 6 hearing: Pence aides detail Trump's alleged efforts to overturn election results Seventy-five percent of Democrats and 42% of Republicans say they followed news about the hearings. Bennie Thompson, the committee’s chairman, said that in recent days, the panel had received information about what Trump and his aides were saying during critical hours of Jan. More Democrats than Republicans also say they tuned in, 58% to 27%.'" "'There's a lot going on Cass, but I don't know, things might get real, real bad on Jan. The first of the public hearings, which began in early June, received high ratings for TV viewership, though subsequent hearings have received more modest ratings. Kathlyn Keller, a retired investment banker from San Francisco, is one of the GOP voters who has tuned into the hearings and still believes Trump holds no responsibility for the events of that day. Hutchinson also testified about how angry Trump was after Attorney General Bill Barr told the Associated Press in an interview after the 2020 election that there was no evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change its outcome. Liz Cheney, said the hearing would shed light on Trump’s conduct at the time, the “actions and statements” of senior advisers and also what they knew about the prospect of violence in the days before the violent attack. The 83-year-old thinks the only people who should be charged are those who brought weapons to the Capitol, or anyone who got into the building and caused damage inside.

Trump "absolutely shouldn’t be charged with anything," she told the AP. The valet motioned toward the fireplace mantle and television, she said. Nonetheless, the committee plans to continue its congressional probe and present new evidence in the coming weeks to its many viewers, including the most important one: . The committee announced the surprise hearing with only 24 hours’ notice, and Hutchison’s appearance was only confirmed to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the matter. Regardless of public opinion about Trump's likely criminal involvement, lawmakers continue to face a stark reality: While they can investigate Jan."The valet had articulated that the president was extremely angry at the attorney general's AP interview and had thrown his lunch against the wall. 6 and issue subpoenas to gather information, only the Justice Department can bring criminal charges. RELATED: Evidence gathered by Jan. I would stay clear of him for right now. In one instance, Hutchinson described seeing Meadows incinerate documents after a meeting in his office with Rep.

6 panel enough to indict Trump, committee says But there are clear signs in recent weeks that the Justice Department appears to be escalating its probe of pro-Trump efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Federal agents on Wednesday seized the cellphone of Trump lawyer John Eastman, who was the architect behind a plan to pressure then-Vice President Mike Pence into rejecting the electoral college results. 6 committee played video snippets of Barr's testimony. Last week, authorities searched the Virginia home of Jeffrey Clark, who was known at the Justice Department to champion Trump’s false claims of election fraud. She also revealed that the White House counsel’s office cautioned against plans to enlist fake electors in swing states, including in meetings involving Meadows and Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Agents also served subpoenas to the Republican Party chairmen of Arizona, Nevada and Georgia, three states that went for Democrat Joe Biden and where Trump allies created slates of "alternate electors" intended to subvert the vote."  In a partial transcript of an February interview with the panel, Hutchinson said Anthony Ornato, a senior Secret Service official who was detailed to the White House and served as deputy chief of operations, brought Meadows intelligence reports that"indicated that there could be violence on the 6th," but she was not sure what he did with the information internally. And Republicans in two other states — .