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Trump news latest: Trump reacts as Jan 6 panel withdraws subpoena

On Jan. 6, the panel released a report, explaining Trump’s ‘conspiracy’

Former President Donald Trump said he had “done nothing wrong” after the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attacks announced that it would withdraw the subpoena against him, citing a new Moaned against “political thugs” in Truth Social’s rant.

In a statement for Truth Social, Trump wrote:

“Maybe because they knew I had done nothing wrong, or because I was on the verge of losing in court. Perhaps the FBI’s involvement in election rigging influenced their decision.” Either way, subpoenas are dead!”

The panel will be dissolved by the new parliament, which will take office on January 3rd.

The revocation of the subpoena comes before Trump’s finances take center stage later this week, when the House Ways and Means Committee is due to release the former president’s tax returns on Friday.

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‘Stop Theft’ organizers blame far-right allies in Jan. 6 testimony, records reveal

The organizers of the rally prior to the Capitol riots reportedly threw fellow MAGA world mate Charlie Kirk at the wolves during a meeting with the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol riots.

Ali Alexander, who organized “Stop the Steel,” told a House Select Committee in a closed-door deposition last year that right-wing media figure and Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk was involved in the riots. He said he was one of the people responsible.

Read more about the infighting and betrayal taking place on the far right Independent:

John BowdenDecember 29, 2022 13:00

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Biden doesn’t speak freely near Secret Service

President Joe Biden speaks candidly before the special agent assigned to his protection details because he felt so uneasy about the Secret Service’s handling of text messages requested by the House Select Committee on Jan. 6. It’s gone, a new book about the Biden White House reveals.

After the text messages sent by agents on the day of the attack disappeared during a scheduled software update, and even after the Secret Service was specifically instructed to preserve them, government agencies have been harassed by legislators and others. It has been criticized sharply by people.

read more Andrew Feinberg:

John BowdenDecember 29, 2022 12:00

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Trump: ‘I didn’t do anything wrong’

Donald Trump has responded that the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attacks has withdrawn a subpoena against him.

In a statement for Truth Social, Trump wrote:

“Maybe because they knew I had done nothing wrong, or because I was on the verge of losing in court. Perhaps the FBI’s involvement in election rigging influenced their decision.” Either way, subpoenas are dead!”

The panel will be dissolved after the new parliament is inaugurated on 3 January.

During a meeting of the Task Force to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol, held at the Capitol House office building on Capitol Hill on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Dec. 19, 2022. US President Donald Trump appears on the screen.

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Slavasti DasguptaDecember 29, 2022 11:52

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Cassidy Hutchinson says Mark Meadows burned official papers in his office

Cassidy Hutchinson, Mark Meadows’ former aide, revealed how the former chief of staff routinely burned documents in his office during testimony before a House committee on Jan. 6. .

A new batch of records released by the commission investigating the Capitol riots on Tuesday revealed that Hutchinson had testified before the commission since May – December 2020 to mid-January 2021. Until.

John BowdenDecember 29, 2022 11:00

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It was weeks before Trump resigned that he realized his schedule had been made public, according to the Jan. 6 committee.

Instead of releasing a detailed daily schedule, then-President Donald Trump, after Trump uncovered a decades-old practice in his final weeks, White House staff said “many calls” and “many calls.” Trump began distributing bizarre statements claiming he spends his days conducting “meetings for his term,” said a former press adviser to Trump.

An amusing revelation shows that nearly four years after being sworn into office, Trump understood (or more precisely, cared) little about the inner workings of his job.

John BowdenDecember 29, 2022 10:00

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Marjorie Taylor Green told Trump about QAnon before Jan. 6

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Marjorie Taylor-Green told Donald Trump just days before the Capitol riots that some of her supporters who subscribe to QAnon He said he would go to a rally on January 6.

Hutchinson’s remarks were from interviews in May and June with the congressional committee investigating the Capitol riots on January 6.

The commission released an additional set of records revealing Trump’s arguments involving far-right conspiracy groups.

John BowdenDec 29, 2022 09:00

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ICYMI: Trump lashes out at McConnell and wife over government funding bill

Former President Donald Trump took to social media to attack Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife, a Kentucky Republican who served as Trump’s transportation secretary.

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John BowdenDec 29, 2022 08:00

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George Santos’ list of lies grows longer

Not content with simply lying about his religion, work history and educational background, George Santos has been caught up in yet another wave of lies.

The latest source of misconceptions for Santos is the candidate’s own Twitter feed, which contains dozens of tweets from before 2021, and is downright shocking at their dishonesty. One makes the claim that he’s a half-black that’s never been heard before, which is clearly not true.

Another article claims the mother died on 9/11. And in her third tweet, he claims she’s dead. againbut this time in December 2016 — More than a decade and a half since 9/11.

An increasingly bizarre series of lies demands more and more answers to the following questions. Will George Santos be able to tell the truth?

John BowdenDec 29, 2022 07:00

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More George Santos Tweets Revealed

Taking a break from the seemingly endless cascade of lies emanating from George Santos and his 2022 campaign for a seat in the US House of Representatives, the scandal surrounding this freshman lawmaker expanded late Wednesday to include a racial dimension. did.

A newly discovered tweet from a Republican tried to drive a wedge between the LGBT and black communities by falsely claiming that the Black Lives Matter movement had “hijacked” Pride Month. Justice in recent memory after the death of George Floyd.

But this wasn’t the only time he tried to lash out at the black community. In a 2014 Instagram post, he shared an image of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama that was edited to look like chimpanzees in an overtly racist caricature.

John BowdenDec 29, 2022 06:00

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House Jan. 6 Committee Withdraws Trump Subpoena

A committee investigating Wednesday Jan. 6 withdrew a subpoena for Donald Trump’s testimony.

Many outside analysts have questioned the issue of the committee subpoenaing Trump — lawmakers postponed serving the subpoena for months, until the investigation finally came to an end. issued a subpoena to Former president testifies through court battle.

John BowdenDecember 29, 2022 05:00