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The January 6 House panel investigating the Capitol insurrection will hear testimony from Cassidy Hutchinson, a special assistant to Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows.
Capitol insurrection will hear testimony Tuesday from Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide in Donald Trump's White House who is a vital witness in the sweeping investigation into the Jan.More News Videos Former Vice President Mike Pence will testify during Thursday's Jan.Cassidy Hutchison may not be a household name , but her role as a top staffer for Meadows has already allowed her to fill in some of the gaps in the committee’s timeline.Axios on linkedin Axios on email An image of Cassidy Hutchinson is shown during the fifth hearing held by the U.
6, 2021 attack, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.Hutchinson, a special assistant and aide to Trump's chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has already provided a trove of information to the committee and its investigators and sat for multiple interviews behind closed doors.A new photo obtained exclusively by ABC News shows Pence and his family in hiding after rioters broke into the Capitol.In brief excerpts of testimony revealed in court filings, Hutchinson told the committee she was in the room for White House meetings where challenges to the election were debated and discussed, including with Republican lawmakers.Louie Gohmert of Texas, Matt Gaetz of Florida and Andy Biggs of Arizona — asked for presidential pardons in the waning days of the Trump administration.The House panel has not explained why it abruptly scheduled the 1 p." A spokesman for the panel declined to elaborate and Hutchinson's lawyer did not immediately respond to emails seeking comment.m.Driving the news: Hutchinson, who was Meadows' most trusted aide, has been a crucial witness for the committee, offering an inside account of the West Wing in the days leading up to, on and in the aftermath of the Jan.
hearing as lawmakers were away from Washington on a two-week recess.The nine-member committee's investigation has continued during the hearings, which started three weeks ago into the attack by Trump supporters.The committee had said last week that there would be no more hearings until July.Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to then White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, arrives for a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol in Washington, D.6 from British filmmaker Alex Holder.C., US, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.MORE: 6 in 10 Americans say Trump should be charged for Jan.Why it matters: Hutchinson may be the most dangerous witness for Trump so far because, unlike many others who had paramount access to the former president, she is not directly or indirectly on the Trump payroll.
Photographer: A Expand Hutchinson previously told the committee that Meadows had been advised of intelligence reports showing the potential for violence on Jan.6 and that several Republican lawmakers who had been involved in efforts to reject the electoral tally or submit "fake electors" had sought pardons to avoid potential criminal prosecution.Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the panel's Democratic chairman, told reporters last week that the committee was in possession of the footage and needed more time to go through the hours of video.The precise subject of Tuesday's hearing remained unclear, but the panel's announcement Monday said it would be "to present recently obtained evidence and receive witness testimony." A spokesman for the panel declined to elaborate and Hutchinson's lawyer did not immediately respond to emails seeking comment.6 joint session of Congress, when hundreds of the Republican's supporters violently pushed past police, broke into the building and interrupted the certification of Democrat Joe Biden's presidential election victory.A video of Cassidy Hutchinson, aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, appears onscreen during the fifth hearing by the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol in the Cannon House Office Building The person familiar with the committee's plans to call Hutchinson could not discuss the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity.Between the lines:.
RELATED: January 6 hearings: What to know, where to watch Thursday’s Jan.The panel has used live interviews, video testimony of its private witness interviews and footage of the attack to detail what it has learned.6 committee hearing The committee’s investigation has been ongoing during the hearings, which started three weeks ago, and the nine-member panel has continued to probe the attack by Trump supporters.Among other investigative evidence, the committee recently obtained new footage of Trump and his inner circle taken both before and after Jan.6 from British filmmaker Alex Holder.Holder said last week that he had complied with a congressional subpoena to turn over all the footage he shot in the final weeks of Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign, including exclusive interviews with Trump, his children and then-Vice President Mike Pence.
The footage includes material from before the insurrection and afterward.Rep.Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, the panel's Democratic chairman, told reporters last week that the committee was in possession of the footage and needed more time to go through the hours of video.Full video: Jan.6 Committee hearing evidence footage New video of the Capitol Riot, including alleged crimes by the Proud Boys and others, shown at the congressional hearing on June 9.
This version includes some censored profanity.The panel has held five hearings so far, mostly laying out Trump's pressure campaign on various institutions of power in the weeks leading up to the Jan.6 joint session of Congress, when hundreds of the Republican's supporters violently pushed past police, broke into the building and interrupted the certification of Democrat Joe Biden's presidential election victory.The committee has used the hearings to detail the pressure from Trump and his allies on Pence, on the states that were certifying Biden's win, and on the Justice Department.The panel has used live interviews, video testimony of its private witness interviews and footage of the attack to detail what it has learned.
Lawmakers said last week that the two July hearings would focus on domestic extremists who breached the Capitol that day and on what Trump was doing as the violence unfolded.RELATED:.
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Top Trump White House aide to testify before Jan. 6 committeeCassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to Mark Meadows, has been sworn in to testify at the Jan. 6 committee's hearing today. Here's what to know:
Jan. 6 panel to hear from top aide in Trump's White HouseThe House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will hear testimony on Tuesday from Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide in Donald Trump’s White House, a person familiar with the matter told AP. The hearing is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday. Soviet style scripted inquisition that has no cross examination of witnesses and they talk about “democracy”. No one cares
Jan. 6 panel to hear from aide in Trump’s White House who saw burned documentsCassidy Hutchinson told the committee she was in the room for White House meetings where challenges to the election were debated and discussed, including with Republican lawmakers.
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