Republicans Can’t Be Loyal To Both Trump And The Constitution, Liz Cheney Says
US Republican Representative Liz Cheney delivered a fiery speech calling on Donald Trump and GOP leaders at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday night, receiving thundering applause from the audience.
Ms. Cheney, vice chair of the House committee investigating the January 6 riots, said Mr Trump’s efforts turned out to be “cooler and more threatening” than initially imagined when the full picture was taken. the scene is appearing.
“The Republican Party cannot be both loyal to Donald Trump and loyal to the Constitution,” she said, to a round of applause.
She said that Americans are facing an “domestic threat” like never before and that Mr. Trump was trying to shed light on the foundations of the Constitutional Republic.
She praised former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson and others who are testifying against Mr Trump for her “courage and patriotism”.
In the first action since Ms. Hutchinson’s explosive testimony, the panel summoned Trump’s White House adviser Pat Cipollone, who objected to Mr. Trump’s false claims that made him an approved witness. long search.
Who will be the committee’s next bomb blast witness on January 6?
Probably not Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Her Attortney speak conservative activist has “serious concerns” about testifying before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 riots at the US Capitol.
Mark Paoletta sent an eight-page letter, obtained by The Daily Caller, to the committee because it sought her testimony. Mr Paoletta specifically cited how Supreme Court Justices were threatened after a draft opinion on the court decision was overturned. Roe v Wade.
“I also note that this is a particularly stressful time as Thomases has been subjected to death threats and other abuse due to the unprecedented attack on Supreme Court Justices. conservatives and their families,” the letter read.
Eric Garcia had this report.
Josh MarcusJune 30, 2022 09:30
Will a new Justice change the Trump-dominated Supreme Court?
Judge Stephen Breyer will retire this week from the Supreme Court, he told Joe Biden in a letter on Wednesday.
In his place will be Ketanji Brown Jackson, who will be the first black woman on the supreme court.
Will Biden’s appointment change the course of a conservative court full of Trump nominees? Perhaps not so much.
Josh MarcusJune 30, 2022 08:45
Liz Cheney Debates Key Challengers Confirmed by Trump
After hearing a series of controversial testimony before the panel on January 6, Liz Cheney will return to Wyoming to debate the main Republican challengers.
Ms Cheney will face Donald Trump’s favored rival Harriet Hageman among others, where she is likely to be criticized for her explosive testimony detailing Mr Trump’s angry and violent behaviour. .
Thursday’s preliminary debate will be hosted by Wyoming PBS in Sheridan and it will be closed to the public for security reasons. The station’s general manager Terry Dugas said in a statement it was also to prevent people from disrupting the event. “There are frequent reports in the media about political figures and civil servants being assaulted. Even in Wyoming, political figures receive death threats,” Mr. Dugas said.
Shweta SharmaJune 30, 2022 08:03
‘My brother can still be here’: Brothers and sisters of fallen Capitol Police Officer speak out
Gustaf KilanderJune 30, 2022 08:00
Trump adviser Bannon asks for trial to be delayed
Donald Trump’s former adviser, Steve Bannon, has asked that his trial on contempt of Congress charges be adjourned for several months, arguing that publicity from the House select committee hearing should be delayed. 6 January could influence the jurors’ opinions.
“Public impact is not limited to the hearings themselves, but also to media coverage that exaggerates the hearings. In Washington, DC, where the trial will take place – and where the acts alleged in the Indictment take place – every major media outlet treats the hearings as a leading news story,” the laws said. The monk wrote in a court filing on Wednesday.
It said “everyone accused of a crime is guaranteed a fair trial”, asking that his trial be moved from July 18 to October 25.
“Those broadcasts have been repackaged and replayed in a variety of formats, creating a saturation of information resources available to the people of Washington, DC,” the filing said.
“In any event, continuity is warranted – to allow the effects of the Select Committee hearing scope to have a chance to lessen.”
Shweta SharmaJune 30, 2022 07:45
DeSantis supporters say explosive hearing on January 6 is ‘good for them’
Gustaf KilanderJune 30, 2022 07:30
48% of Americans say Trump should be criminally charged, poll says
Nearly half of Americans believe former president Donald Trump should be criminally charged for his role in last year’s attack on the US capital on January 6.
According to a survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 48% of adults polled say the former president is responsible and faces charges while 32 % said he should not be charged.
Another 20% have no opinion on this topic.
The poll was conducted ahead of five public hearings by the House committee but ahead of Tuesday’s surprise hearing attended by former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson.
Shweta SharmaJune 30, 2022 07:13
Capitol Police Sergeant Urges Mike Pence to Testify: ‘Your Boss Tried to Kill You’
US Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell told HuffPost that Donald Trump is responsible for the injuries he sustained during the attack on Congress.
“It was our president who founded us,” he told the outlet. “I just feel betrayed. The president should have done everything he could to help us and he didn’t. He wants to lead the crowd and wants to lead the crowd himself… he wants to be a tyrant.”
Speaking about the events on January 6, Sgt Gonell tweeted on Tuesday: “When [Trump] tweeted about Pence, the war in the tunnel was getting more intense. We hold the opinion hoping the President will side with us and send us help. Mike Pence is so lucky to be alive, he’s so lucky we kept the BATH AND HELP. Your boss tried to kill you. Let’s attest. “
Gustaf KilanderJune 30, 2022 07:00
DOJ officials feel ‘blind’ after Hutchinson testimony
The testimony of former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson exposed a growing rift between the Justice Department and congressional investigators.
Some officials of the Ministry of Justice, according to a New York Times reported, feeling blindsided and surprised by the explosive testimony because the jury had not provided them with video or transcripts of her recorded interviews with previous committee members.
The surprise hearing comes as federal prosecutors are conducting a parallel investigation to determine the former president’s involvement in the riot and it will soon converge.
Committee members have also suggested that Attorney General Merrick B Garland is not moving fast enough in the investigations. But senior Justice Department officials say that committee members’ resistance to returning transcripts has slowed their progress.
Shweta SharmaJune 30, 2022 06:36
At least one of the ‘witness tampering’ messages displayed during the hearing was sent to Hutchinson
Gustaf KilanderJune 30, 2022 06:20