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Trump Has A Complete Meltdown And Starts Making Excuses For Why He Can't Testify Before 1/6 Committee

Trump responded to the 1/6 Committee subpoenaing him for his documents and testimony with a meltdown full of excuses for why he can't.

The Supreme Court just shut down Trump’s last-ditch effort to sabotage the Mar-a-Lago investigation

One of the stupidest chapters in recent American legal history comes to a close.

House Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Trump In Final Public Hearing

The panel revealed recently obtained Secret Service emails showing the agency was fully aware of the threat of violence in the days and weeks before Jan. 6.

Opinion | The Jan. 6 committee's final number is a showstopper

The final investigative hearing was a drag at times — until it wasn't.

Jan. 6 committee votes unanimously to subpoena former President Trump

At the end of the ninth public hearing, the January 6 committee voted to subpoena former President Trump. 

Jan. 6 Panel Vividly Detailed the Attack. Accountability Is Another Matter.

Over its nine public hearings, the committee has not moved the needle of public opinion of former President Donald J. Trump. But it may have laid the groundwork for criminal prosecution.

‘Do You Believe This?’ Chilling Footage Shows Congressional Leaders on Jan. 6

Tense video, shot by Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s daughter, underscored how deeply leaders feared for the safety of their colleagues and staff members.

Texts Show Oath Keepers Coordinated With Other Far-Right Groups

Prosecutors in the seditious conspiracy trial of five members of the militia presented the messages as evidence of an effort to build an “alliance” with other extremist organizations.

7 takeaways from the January 6 hearing | CNN Politics

The House select committee's final hearing on the Capitol Hill insurrection before the midterm elections Thursday used new testimony and evidence to demonstrate how former President Donald Trump knew he had lost the election but still went forward with efforts to overturn the results, leading to the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Trump subpoenaed by the January 6 committee. Now what? | CNN Politics

The House January 6 committee took the extraordinary and theatrical step of voting to subpoena former President Donald Trump on Thursday. A coda to its public hearings, the subpoena might not lead to Trump's testimony and handing over of documents, but it will act as a teaser for what's to come.

Jan. 6 committee to subpoena Trump

The unanimous decision followed a hearing that also revealed the former president secretly ordered troops withdrawn from Afghanistan and Somalia before the 2020 election.

Five takeaways from the final Barnes-Johnson debate in Wisconsin

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and his Democratic challenger Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes on Thursday faced off in their second and final televised debate, an hourlong discussion that featured lively back-an…

Sen. Leahy taken to hospital as ‘precaution’ after not feeling well

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the figure third in line to the presidency, was taken to the hospital on Thursday evening as a “precaution” and will remain there overnight. The 82-year-old senator was …

Pelosi during Jan. 6 insurrection: ‘We will have totally failed’ if election proceedings don’t continue

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) insisted that the proceedings of Congress certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election must be able to continue as the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection w…

Pelosi said before insurrection that she would ‘punch’ Trump if he came to Capitol: footage

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on the day of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection that she would “punch [then-President Trump] out” if he came to the Capitol after his rally at the Ellipse.&n…

Watch — Pelosi on January 6: If He Comes to the Capitol, I'll Punch Trump and Happily Go to Jail

Thursday on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," during footage seen for the first time taken on January 6, 2021 by Alexandra Pelosi, her mother, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), said she would happily go to jail for punching President Donald Trump if he came to the Capitol. | Clips

JUST IN: 82-Year-Old Democrat Senator Patrick Leahy Hospitalized

Democrat Senator Patrick Leahy, 82, was hospitalized on Thursday evening after not feeling well. Leahy will remain in the hospital overnight, according to the Vermont Senator’s office. Reuters reported: U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, 82, was taken to a Washington area hospital “as a precaution” on Thursday after not feeling well at his home in Virginia,…

Secret Service Anticipated Violence Before March to Capitol

On January 5th, the USS was aware of new chatter regarding threats to Pence. They knew that many planned on storming the Capitol and harming Pence and members of Congress.

The January 6 committee’s Trump subpoena might not succeed — but here’s what might

Proving Trump’s intent, as the committee tried to do at Thursday’s hearing, will be critical to any criminal case against him.

Multiple Trump Associates Discussed Plan To Declare 2020 Victory Before Votes Were Counted

Many in Trump’s circle knew about a plan to declare victory no matter what the actual election results were, according to testimonies to the Jan. 6 committee.

In a surprise move, Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump for testimony

"The need for this committee to hear from Donald Trump goes beyond our factfinding," Bennie Thompson said. "This is a question about accountability."

Jan. 6 Panel Votes to Subpoena Trump as It Wraps Up Its Case

“He must be accountable,” the committee’s chairman said as it presented a sweeping summation of its findings. But the prospect of the former president testifying appeared unlikely.

CNN Exclusive: New footage shows congressional leadership at Fort McNair on January 6, scrambling to save the US Capitol | CNN Politics

Never-before-seen footage, obtained exclusively by CNN, shows in vivid new detail how congressional leaders fled the US Capitol on January 6 and transformed a nearby military base into a command center, where they frantically coordinated with Vice President Mike Pence and Trump Cabinet members to quell the insurrection and finish certifying the 2020 election.

The Jan. 6 committee plays truth and dare with Trump

After more than a year, the select panel made a move that's more about its case in the court of public opinion than a court of law.

Schumer said during Jan. 6 insurrection that Trump statement telling rioters to leave was ‘BS’

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection that then-President Trump’s statement telling the rioters to leave the Capitol was “BS.”  CNN aired footag…

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