• That 'secret' back channel with Trumpworld the January 6 committee keeps teasing has actually long been the Oath Keepers' defense

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Stewart Rhodes, founder of the citizen militia group known as the Oath Keepers speaks during a rally outside the White House in Washington, on June 25, 2017. Susan Walsh/AP
    January 6 House committee members keep teasing they've uncovered a secret MAGA-extremism back channel.
    But the Oath Keepers have long said the "Stop the Steal" organizers invited them to the 2021 rallies.
    In fact, they're building their legal defense on that yet-described "invitation."
    Rep. Jamie Raskin on Thursday became the latest January 6 committee member to tease that upcoming testimony will reveal secret...
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  • House January 6 committee's 'failure' to turn over transcripts is hurting criminal investigations, Justice Department says

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the Capitol on January 6, 2021 in Washington. Brent Stirton/Getty Images The House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol has unnecessarily complicated criminal cases with its 'failure' to turn over interview transcripts to prosecutions, the Justice Department said in a letter sent Wednesday to the congressional panel. This is a developing story. Read the original article on Business Insider
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  • Pence advisor says if VP had obeyed Trump's demand to toss valid electoral votes it would have been the 'first constitutional crisis since the founding of the Republic'

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, Chairman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, Vice Chairwoman Rep. Liz Cheney, and Rep. Adam Kinzinger take part in a hearing on the January 6th investigation on June 09, 2022 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
    J. Michael Luttig says if the VP threw out electoral votes there would have been a "revolution."
    Luttig said there would have been a "constitutional crisis in America" if Pence declared Trump winner in 2020.
    His remarks confirm reports that Trump pressured Pence to stop the election...
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  • Meet Eric Herschmann, the blunt ex-Trump attorney who's taking a star turn in the Jan. 6 hearings for calling false election claims 'nuts'

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Eric Herschmann, former White House attorney, speaks with the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol on June 13, 2022. (House Select Committee via AP
    The January 6 panel previewed Thursday's hearing with a clip featuring testimony from Trump's former White House attorney Eric Herschmann.
    Herschmann pushed back on false claims that the election was stolen.
    He previously represented Trump in his first Senate impeachment trial.
    The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021 Capitol attack previewed its upcoming hearing on Thursday by playing...
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  • What it was like for Nick Quested to become a star witness for the January 6 Capitol riot select committee

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    British filmmaker Nick Quested testifies as the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol holds its first public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 9, 2022. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
    In an interview with Insider, documentary filmmaker Nick Quested detailed his time with the House January 6 select committee.
    Quested told Insider that he was interviewed for 7 hours and also received a subpoena from the Department of Justice.
    "Imagine it's like going to a 7-hour oral exam... and if you make...
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