1/6 Committee subordinate Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) confirmed that the committee is investigating Trump’s relation successful each phases of the Capitol attack.
Full video of Rep. Schiff connected CNN’s State Of The Union:
DANA BASH: So, person you recovered immoderate grounds astatine each astatine this constituent that Donald Trump knew of plans for unit astatine the Capitol that day?
SCHIFF: Dana, I can’t spell into the grounds that we person gathered.
But I volition accidental this. I deliberation among the astir important questions that we’re investigating is the implicit relation of the erstwhile president. That is, what did helium cognize successful beforehand astir the propensity for unit that day? Was this fundamentally the backup program for the failed litigation astir the country? Was this thing that was anticipated?
How was it funded? What did the funders cognize astir what was apt to hap that day? And what was the president’s effect arsenic the onslaught was going on, arsenic his ain vice president was being threatened?
I deliberation among the astir — the broadest class of unknowns are those surrounding the erstwhile president. And we are determined to get answers. But, astatine this point, I americium not successful a presumption to bespeak what we cognize yet.
BASH: You don’t privation to bespeak what you know, but tin you archer america if you cognize things? (LAUGHTER)
BASH: Are determination things to know?
SCHIFF: You know, I truly fto the committee — I fto the committee talk done our president and done our communications team. So I don’t privation to get up of the committee.
The 1/6 Committee Is Following The Trail To Trump
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Everything related to the coup comes backmost to 1 person. The assorted threads of the 1/6 onslaught from the rally readying to the code to the onslaught connected the Capitol each link to Trump.
The crushed wherefore Republicans are trying truthful hard to stonewall the committee is that a afloat probe volition apt that Trump was the hub of the coup wheel, and the spokes were respective Republican members of Congress.
As Trump and his household proceed to effort to incite unit and unrest, the 1/6 Committee looks to beryllium closing successful connected them.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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