Sources: Trump allies tried to influence Hutchinson
The committee’s vice chairwoman, GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, said at Tuesday’s hearing that two witnesses — whom she did not name — told the committee they had heard fro…
ByCassidy HutchinsonThe committee closed their presentation Tuesday“We commonly ask witnesses connected to Mr. Trump’s administration or campaign whether they have been contacted by any of their former colleagues, or anyone else, who attempted to influence or impact their testimony,” Cheney said during the hearing, before showing snippets of how witnesses responded to that question.
Hutchinson, an aide to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testified for nearly two hours Tuesday and in taped closed-door testimony about how Meadows and Trump had been repeatedly warned about security concerns leading up to and on the day of the January 6, 2021, rally and riot. Hutchinson also testified on how Trump repeatedly sought to go to the Capitol on January 6.
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Hutchinson stuns with testimony about Trump on January 6On Twitter, Hutchinson was compared to John Dean, the former White House counsel to President Richard M. Nixon, whose public hearing testimony proved pivotal in describing his role in the Watergate…
‘This is a bombshell’: Donald Trump aides left speechless by Cassidy Hutchinson testimonyThe former President and his allies are planning to cast Hutchinson as a junior aide who had little influence inside the West Wing, despite her proximity to both the then-President and his then-chi… Yes, by how stupid it was
Trump Defended 'Hang Mike Pence' Chants, Witness Cassidy Hutchinson SaysLiz Cheney: “As rioters chanted “Hang Mike Pence,” the president of the United States, Donald Trump, said that, quote, “Mike deserves it,” and that those rioters were not doing anything wrong.”
Cassidy Hutchinson Went From Trump Loyalist to Testifying Against HimCassidy Hutchinson has faced a wave of online attacks from Trump’s supporters following her testimony before the Jan. 6 committee, and is said to have security for her own protection, people close to her said: “She is waking up to a different life.' Lol they get security quicker then a supreme justice does. That's what happens when you tell obvious lies in the age of information. The Dems destroyed this woman’s life .
Fact Check: Did Trump call Cassidy Hutchinson a 'terrible employee'?Donald Trump has denied a series of claims made by Cassidy Hutchinson alleging erratic behavior in the lead-up to the January 6 riots. Well he’s infamously such a life-long truth teller and all…😅 Yeah he denies everything, that's his MO, total denial right up to pretending not to know even the people he's known for years. Trump and every Secret Service agent involved — Cassidy lied
Who is Cassidy Hutchinson? Trump White House aide now in spotlightCassidy Hutchinson, who was an aide to Trump's chief of staff, Mark Meadows, made several shocking revelations about Trump and Meadows in nationally televised testimony. Someone who gave hearsay testimony. Revelations = lies She wasn't telling the truth.
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Scott Applewhite/Associated Press Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testifies as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U. | UPDATED: June 28, 2022 at 5:59 p.S.m. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. By Maggie Haberman | New York Times She was 22 years old, a rising college senior who went to work as a summer intern in the Trump White House in 2018. By June 30, 2022 at 12:21 p.” He knew it was — I guess he knew it was — and I introduced myself, but I — I don’t remember if he called my cellphone or if he had called one of Mark’s.
m. But on Tuesday, Cassidy Hutchinson, now 26, distinguished herself as the most powerful witness yet in the House select committee’s investigation into the Jan. “This is a bombshell. By Kasie Hunt, Ryan Nobles and Zachary Cohen | CNN Cassidy Hutchinson , a former Trump White House aide, told the House January 6 committee that she was contacted by someone attempting to influence her testimony, three sources familiar with the hearing presentation told CNN. The committee’s vice chairwoman, GOP Rep. Trump’s bizarre and violent behavior during his four years in the White House. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, said at Tuesday’s hearing that two witnesses — whom she did not name — told the committee they had heard from people connected to former President Donald Trump’s world who may have been trying to intimidate them. The story about ‘The Beast’ — I don’t have words. Sources tell CNN Hutchinson is one of those witnesses. She said that Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of the presidential limousine and lunged for his Secret Service agent because he wanted to go to the Capitol, and added that at one point he hurled his plate of lunch at a wall in the White House.” So I went down.
The committee closed their presentation Tuesday at their blockbuster hearing by showing examples of testimony that described the witnesses being asked by people close to the former President to be loyal to him and his administration. “We commonly ask witnesses connected to Mr. (Later in the day, Secret Service officials who requested anonymity said that the two men in the presidential limousine with Mr. This completely flies in the face of that,” the adviser added. Trump’s administration or campaign whether they have been contacted by any of their former colleagues, or anyone else, who attempted to influence or impact their testimony,” Cheney said during the hearing, before showing snippets of how witnesses responded to that question. In both examples, the committee showed testimony where witnesses were told that the former President was paying attention to the fact that they had been called by the committee and that hoped they would remain committed to Trump.) On Twitter, Hutchinson was compared to John Dean, the former White House counsel to President Richard M. Hutchinson’s security was a grave concern of the committee leading up to their hearing. In a statement to CNN, Trump spokeswoman Liz Harrington sought to dismiss the stunned reactions from some allies of the former President. So I took a few steps back.
It was part of why they kept her identity secret leading up to the meeting. In a brief interview on Tuesday, Dean said Ms. Hutchinson, an aide to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testified for nearly two hours Tuesday and in taped closed-door testimony about how Meadows and Trump had been repeatedly warned about security concerns leading up to and on the day of the January 6, 2021, rally and riot. Hutchinson also testified on how Trump repeatedly sought to go to the Capitol on January 6. Dean pointed to Alexander Butterfield, the former Nixon aide who ultimately testified to the existence of a secret recording system in the White House. “This is one of the reasons [Trump] is furious with Meadows. Punchbowl News first reported that Hutchinson was one of the witnesses cited at the end of Tuesday’s hearing. Members of the committee have suggested that the two examples they presented were only a fraction of the evidence they have related to possible witness intimidation. “She was able to fill in the information from her observations instantly. REP.
Democratic Rep. “This is basically a campaign commercial for (Florida Gov. Adam Schiff of California, a member of the committee, told CNN that the behavior is part of a pattern of conduct by the former President. She described her revulsion at Trump’s attacks on former Vice President Mike Pence, including his Twitter post condemning Pence while the Capitol riot was taking place. “Certainly we’ve seen a history of the former President trying to influence witnesses or intimidate them,” Schiff said. A spokesperson for the select committee declined to comment on the committee’s claims about possible witness intimidation. “We were watching the Capitol building get defaced over a lie. “When she requested to go with certain others of my team to Florida after my having served a full term in office, I personally turned her request down,” Trump said on Truth Social during Hutchinson’s live testimony. At Tuesday’s hearing, Cheney said the committee had evidence of a “particular practice that raises significant concern.
” One witness, Cheney said, described phone calls from people interested in that witness’s testimony. Cipollone, that Trump was uninterested in trying to calm his supports. Cheney said the unnamed witness told the committee: “What they said to me is, as long as I continue to be a team player, they know I’m on the right team. Multiple former White House aides also publicly vouched for Hutchinson’s proximity to Trump and his chief of staff before and during her appearance on Tuesday. I’m doing the right thing. For decades, from Trump’s earliest days in business in New York to the final moments of his presidency, various aides have tried to minimize his behavior. I’m protecting who I need to protect. You know, I’ll continue to stay in good graces in Trump world. Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer, few have gone under oath to describe his temper and erratic personality to the extent that Hutchinson did. And even if Trump didn’t know her name he most certainly recognized her.
And they have reminded me a couple of times that Trump does read transcripts.” The second example Cheney gave is a call a witness received saying, “Quote ‘a person let me know you have your deposition tomorrow. But the committee, anticipating what has become Trump’s standard reaction of disavowing any familiarity with his critics, established through photographs of Hutchinson with top White House aides shown at the hearing that she was, as Representative Liz Cheney, the vice chairwoman of the committee, put it, “in a position to know a great deal about the happenings in the Trump White House. He wants me to let you know he’s thinking about you. The most surprising episode to some aides so far was when Hutchinson recounted an incident she testified to hearing about secondhand from Tony Ornato, a Secret Service agent who also served as White House deputy chief of staff, where Trump allegedly tried to lunge for the steering wheel of the presidential vehicle so he could be driven to the Capitol on January 6. He knows you’re loyal. “Ms. And you’re going to do the right thing when you go in for your deposition.
'” In an interview ABC’s “Good Morning America” that aired Thursday, Cheney was asked about the allegations of witness intimidation or influence. Meadows, White House Counsel’s Office lawyers, and with Mr. As previously reported by CNN, both agents are prepared to testify that neither incident inside the presidential vehicle occurred. “It’s very serious,” Cheney said. “It really goes to the heart of our legal system.” Hutchinson, who grew up in New Jersey and graduated in 2019 from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va. And it’s something the committee will certainly be reviewing.’” “This is either a made up story by somebody looking to become a star, or fake news!” he wrote at the time.” Related Articles . Hutchinson was at the White House, in the office of legislative affairs, when Meadows became chief of staff in March 2020.