May 24, 2022

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Attack on Capital: Summons to six people close to Trump to testify

The committee said in a statement Participates in activities aimed at promoting false allegations of election fraud or manipulating the 2020 election results.

Additional witnesses include three members of Donald Trump’s election team: Bill Stephen, Presidential Campaign Director, Jason Miller, a close adviser, and Angela McCallum, deputy national director general for the presidential campaign.

The committee also wants to hear from law professor John Eastman, who launched a legal strategy to prevent Congress from officially holding January 6. Joe Biden wins, As well as former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerrick.

The so-called sixth man, Michael Flynn, has publicly called for the deployment of troops and the imposition of martial law to force new elections.

In the days leading up to the January 6 attack, close friends and advisers to the former president spread false information about the election and planned ways to prevent the Electoral College from being counted.Special Committee Chairman Benny Thomson wrote in the statement.

Who were their spokespersons in the White House and Congress, who paid for their relations with the riots that turned into riots and all this.

A quote from:Benny Thomson, chairman of the special committee on the attack on the Capitol

According to the orders issued by the special committee, the witnesses are required to submit certain documents by the end of the month and are required to appear in early December.

“Command Center” in the eyes of the Committee

John Eastman and Bernard Kerrick both took part in discussions at the Willard Intercontinental Washington Hotel, a luxury property in the federal capital. Command Center Donald Trump’s relatives, his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and his former adviser Steve Bannon gathered here to find ways to prevent the Democratic candidate from winning.

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For example, in key states such as Pennsylvania, Georgia and Arizona where the Trump camp is competing, negotiations were underway to persuade Republicans to nominate voters other than those who won Joe Biden or to remove then Vice President Mike Pence. Those states are from the states where grand voters were counted at the January 6 congressional joint session.

According to various media reports, John Eastman aired the developed scenes Command Center During a meeting with Donald Trump and Mike Pence on January 4.

The media also reported on Michael Flynn’s participation in the December 2020 meeting at the Oval Office, during which participants discussed a presidential decree aimed at confiscating the electoral machinery and imposing powers, among other things. National Security Emergency.

Fired Three weeks after taking office, Michael Flynn was accused of lying to the FBI during an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Apologized by Donald Trump In November 2020.

The summons to appear are multiplied

Steve Bannon was one of the architects of Donald Trump’s successful presidential election campaign in 2016. In the last days of his decree, Donald Trump granted him a presidential pardon and put an end to the kidnapping lawsuits against him.

Photo: Getty Images / Stephanie Keith

According to New York Times, These new summons brought the number of summons issued by the Committee to 25. The committee specifically ordered Steve Bannon, a former adviser to Donald Trump, to testify, but he Despised his speech Last month, citing the executive power brought forward by Donald Trump.

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Consequently, the House of Representatives Congress passed a resolution on the charge of contempt Should be brought against Mr. Bannon, the decision of which will ultimately depend on the Department of Justice.

According to New York Times, More than 150 witnesses have so far testified on camera before the committee, which began its work in late July. Emotional testimonies from police officers Donald Trump still seems to be trembling with the onslaught led by hundreds of supporters.

Is a former Republican president Sued To prevent the Committee of Inquiry from receiving White House records relating to the events of January 6th.