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Ronna McDaniel Admits The RNC Helped Trump Defraud The United States

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel admitted that the RNC helped Trump find fake electors as part of his plot to defraud the United States.

Liz Cheney Connects The Dots For DOJ On Trump’s Fake Elector Scheme Role

Donald Trump had a "direct and personal role" in the attempt to defraud the United States with a fake elector scheme, Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said in her opening statement.

Sen. Ron Johnson Was Just Implicated In The Fake Elector Plot

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) wanted to be the person who hand-delivered the fake elector certificates to Vice President Pence on 1/6.

The January 6 committee is holding a series of public hearings

The select congressional committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol will lay out the effort to overturn the 2020 election.

What we learned from the latest January 6 hearing

In the fourth hearing of the January 6 committee, state officials badgered by Trump to commit election fraud were on the stand.

Opinion | Raffensperger was just one target of Trump's 2020 schemes

Trump's call asking Brad Raffensperger to find 11,000 votes was just the tip of the iceberg.

The panel issued a subpoena for footage from the White House during the Capitol attack.

A British filmmaker, Alex Holder, said he had complied with the subpoena and would also be deposed by the committee’s staff.

The hearing focused on how Trump’s efforts to overturn the election threatened democracy.

Leaders of the special panel denounced the insidious effect of the former president’s lies about fraud in the 2020 election. “The president’s lie was and is a dangerous cancer on this body politic,” Representative Adam Schiff said.

Analysis | The defense of democracy depends on the power of honorable individuals

Tuesday's hearing was pointed in identifying state-level officials as a key backstop.

Analysis | 4 takeaways from the fourth Jan. 6 hearing

Witnesses offered more evidence that Trump allies knew their efforts were illegal — plus, new evidence linking Trump to the fake-elector plot.

Analysis | How ‘willful blindness’ could loom over Trump’s legal jeopardy

The Jan. 6 committee is focused on proving Trump knew this was wrong and illegal, and did it anyway. But there's also evidence for another standard: "willful blindness."

7 takeaways from the fourth day of the January 6 hearings | CNN Politics

The latest hearing before the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection revealed new details Tuesday about how former President Donald Trump pressured state officials to help him overturn the 2020 presidential election.

How Trump and his team pressured election officials and intimidated workers, according to the Jan. 6 committee

A video produced by the House Select Committee detailed former President Donald Trump and his team’s efforts to sway election officials and intimidate election workers following President Biden’s 2020 election win.

Analysis: The 14 most important lines from today's January 6 committee hearing

The January 6 committee held its fourth public hearing on Tuesday, focusing on Donald Trump's pressure campaign on officials in states like Georgia and Arizona, where the 2020 election was close.

Unseen Trump tapes subpoenaed by House panel investigating Jan. 6

Alex Holder, a documentary filmmaker who was granted extensive access to then-President Donald Trump and his inner circle, is expected to fully cooperate.

Opinion | Why Is the Justice Department Fighting With the Jan. 6 Committee?

Asking for the committee’s interview transcripts is both an unusual and unnecessary request for investigative work the Justice Department should have been doing itself all along.

Jan. 6 committee links Trump’s election claims to violent threats

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack linked former President Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud in 2020 to violent threats and harassment that his support…

Lady Ruby’s Profound Testimony Was The Moment Americans Must See

"Do you know how it feels to have the President Of The United States target you?" Ruby Freeman asked.

Why Raffensperger's Jan. 6 testimony is particularly noteworthy

Georgia's secretary of state is known for embracing restrictive election measures. That's why his opposition to Trump's plot is particularly noteworthy.

Two videos show Trump supporters’ violent threats against state officials.

The hearing demonstrated the human costs of the waves of threats and intimidation set off by Mr. Trump and his supporters as they pressured state officials and election workers to find a way to dep...

Jan. 6 hearings, Day 4 recap: Panel links Trump to fake electors plan

Tuesday's Jan. 6 committee hearing focused on former president Donald Trump's role in pressuring state officials to overturn the 2020 election results.

Ron Johnson tried to hand fake elector info to Mike Pence on Jan. 6, panel reveals

A top aide said the Wisconsin Republican senator wanted to give Pence the list of pro-Trump electors as he prepared to certify the 2020 election.

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