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Republican party calls January 6 attack ‘legitimate political discourse’

Party censures Cheney and Kinzinger, the only Republicans on the Capitol attack House panel, as Pence says ‘Trump is wrong’ In an extraordinary move, the Republican party officially said Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn his 2020 election defeat and the deadly attack on the US Capitol were “legitimate political discourse”. A leading Democrat on theContinue reading “Republican party calls January 6 attack ‘legitimate political discourse’”

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Rick Perry sent Mark Meadows text outlining ‘aggressive’ strategy to invalidate election, report says

Mr Perry reportedly sent the text days before some states finished counting votes The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection believes ex-Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is responsible for sending a text message to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows which suggested that three state legislatures to unilaterally declare former president Donald Trump the winner ofContinue reading “Rick Perry sent Mark Meadows text outlining ‘aggressive’ strategy to invalidate election, report says”

Donald Trump Jr baselessly claims Meadows texts were edited by Jan 6 committee

Mr Trump is using the same tactic his father tried to use to discredit a lawmaker who investigated him during the first of two impeachment probes Donald Trump Jr is falsely accusing members of the House committee investigating the 6 January insurrection of “altering” a text message sent by Ohio Representative Jim Jordan to ex-White House chief ofContinue reading “Donald Trump Jr baselessly claims Meadows texts were edited by Jan 6 committee”

Capitol riot committee subpoenas coup PowerPoint author Phil Waldron

Retired army colonel was the author of the 36-page PowerPoint presentation which ex-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows turned over to the House select committee The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection has issued a subpoena for documents and testimony to Phil Waldron, the retired US Army colonel who authored the 36-page PowerPoint presentationContinue reading “Capitol riot committee subpoenas coup PowerPoint author Phil Waldron”

House Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot voted on Monday to recommend contempt charges for former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. Before becoming former President Donald Trump’s final chief of staff, Meadows was a lawmaker, representing North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District. Meadows did provide the panel with thousands of textContinue reading “House Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt”

Let’s talk about coup by PowerPoint – Beau of the Fifth Column

Explosive PowerPoint presentation detailing plan to overturn election for Trump discovered by Jan 6 committee

The actions recommended in the 36-page PowerPoint presentation are similar to what Trump allies were demanding of a top Defence Department official in the days leading up to the 6 January insurrection A PowerPoint presentation that bears the exact title as one that former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has turned over to the HouseContinue reading “Explosive PowerPoint presentation detailing plan to overturn election for Trump discovered by Jan 6 committee”

Mark Meadows Discussed a ‘Direct and Collateral Attack’ Plan to Overturn Election Results, Committee Says

The committee investigating Jan. 6 wrote in a letter that it has no choice but to advance contempt proceedings against Trump’s former chief of staff “I love it.” Mark Meadows so wrote in a Nov. 6, 2020, text message to a member of Congress who proposed a “highly controversial” plan overturn the election results by appointingContinue reading “Mark Meadows Discussed a ‘Direct and Collateral Attack’ Plan to Overturn Election Results, Committee Says”

Capitol riot committee subpoenas Kayleigh McEnany and nine other Trump White House officials

The former White House Press Secretary is one of ten former Trump administration officials included in the latest round of subpoenas The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection has issued subpoenas for documents and testimony to 10 former Trump administration officials who served at the highest levels of government during the worst attack on theContinue reading “Capitol riot committee subpoenas Kayleigh McEnany and nine other Trump White House officials”

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle

The four will be commanded to produce relevant documents by Oct. 7 and appear for depositions the following week. The select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is issuing subpoenas to four current and former top aides to President Donald Trump, including his most recent chief of staff Mark Meadows. The committee issued its firstContinue reading “Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle”