Trump knew what was going on at the Capitol because Fox News hosts were texting Mark Meadows to stop the violence.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) puts the pieces together and paints a picture of Trump's plot to overturn the election.
Donald Trump's niece mocked her cousin's messages to the former White House chief of staff.
The former White House chief of staff could be the third person in Trump's circle to get hit with criminal charges for disobeying a congressional subpoena.
The concern: Thousands of armed troops could have been forced to choose between following their orders or obeying the sitting commander in chief.
The panel sent a criminal contempt of Congress referral to the full House, as the extent of Mark Meadows’s role in President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to overturn the election became clearer.
Afterward, on their shows, Laura Ingraham spread the false claim of antifa involvement, and Sean Hannity referred to the 2020 election as a “train wreck.”
Maybe Trump couldn't control the rioters, despite what his allies thought. But for hours he didn't really try.
In a 51-page report, the committee detailed how the former White House chief of staff said the National Guard had been called to protect “pro Trump people” on Jan. 6.
Breaking down the texts Liz Cheney disclosed Monday night.
The special House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection and former president Donald Trump’s role in it has limited enforcement power to get Trump allies like Mark Meadows to talk. But they can try to put these people in jail.
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
Donald Trump Jr., Fox News personalities and lawmakers unsuccessfully implored then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on January 6 to get President Donald Trump to stop the violence unfurling at the US Capitol, according to text messages relayed by the House committee investigating the attack.
House investigators held Mark Meadows in criminal contempt after releasing a trove of messages aimed at getting President Trump to take stronger action amid the Capitol riot.
Liz Cheney read subpoenaed text messages from FOX News personalities to Mark Meadows tonight during the sham January 6 Committee hearing. So these leftists subpoenaed Mark Meadows text messages from AT&T or another carrier, or maybe he turned them over to the sham committee. Now they are releasing them publicly. This was during the hearing…
The 1/6 Committee unanimously voted to refer Mark Meadows for criminal prosecution for contempt of Congress.
“We need an Oval Office address," Donald Trump Jr. texted White House chief of staff Mark Meadows about his father. "He has to lead now."
Trump's election fraud enablers don't know which way is up. It all feels very desperate.
Donald Trump Jr. was frantic. Fox News personalities who now dismiss the violence at the US Capitol were begging the White House to do something. On January 6, then-President Donald Trump wasn't listening to his kids or his media enablers.
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