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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.

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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.”

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DeSantis supporters say explosive hearing on January 6 is ‘good for them’

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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

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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. “

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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.

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At least one of the ‘witness tampering’ messages displayed during the hearing was sent to Hutchinson

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Liz Cheney: Republicans Can’t Be Loyal To Trump And The Constitution

In a speech that drew a standing ovation from a GOP-filled auditorium, Liz Cheney said Republicans must choose between allegiance to Donald Trump or the constitution.

“We have to choose, because Republicans cannot be both loyal to Donald Trump and loyal to the Constitution,” she said. “We must not elect people who are loyal to themselves or take power over them with our Constitution.”

She went on to praise those who testified against Mr. Trump, especially young women and White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson for her testimony on Tuesday.

“And I was deeply moved by the young women I met and they wanted to testify on the January 6 committee,” she said.

Of Ms Hutchinson, she said: “Her superiors – men who are much older than him – some of them are hiding executive privilege, anonymity and intimidation. But her courage and patriotism yesterday was amazing.”

“Little girls across this great country are seeing what it really means to love this country and what it means to be a true patriot.”

“I want to talk to every young girl watching tonight,” the congresswoman concluded. “The power is yours, and so is the responsibility. … These days, for the most part, men are running the world – and it really isn’t going so well. “

“I want to talk to every young girl watching tonight,” the congresswoman concluded. “The power is yours, and so is the responsibility. … These days, for the most part, men are running the world – and it really isn’t going so well. “

(AP)

Shweta SharmaJune 30, 2022 05:56

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Liz Cheney likens Trump to ‘domestic threat’ in Ronald Reagan Library speech

Liz Cheney called Donald Trump a “domestic threat” the United States has never faced before during her speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday night.

“We are facing a domestic threat we have never faced before – and it is a former President trying to unravel the foundations of our Constitutional Republic,” Ms. Cheney said. we”. “And he is supported by Republican leaders and elected officials who are ready to be held hostage to this dangerous and irrational man.”

She began her speech by saying, “Americans, we are at the edge of the abyss, and we must step back.”

Ms Cheney said: “As the full picture is being presented to the January 6 committee, it is clear that the efforts that Donald Trump oversaw and participated in are even more macabre and menacing than we could possibly be. imagine.

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Lindsey Graham calls January 6 panel ‘fake’ and ‘Star Chamber’s one-sided panel of judges’

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Meadows protested asking him to seek forgiveness

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