January 6 committee focuses on phone calls among Trump’s children and aides weeks before election – The Guardian US

The House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol attack is closely focused on phone calls and conversations among Donald Trump’s children and top aides captured by a documentary film-maker weeks before the 2020 election, say sources familiar with the matter. The calls among Trump’s children and top aides took place at an invitation-only event … Read more

Former Meadows aide to testify in surprise Jan. 6 committee hearing – POLITICO

It’s unclear why the panel expedited Hutchinson’s hearing, or whether she will appear alongside other significant witnesses. Hutchinson was present during meetings between Meadows and multiple House Republicans who aided Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election. Snippets of her video deposition supported the committee’s contention that several of those Republicans later sought presidential pardons. … Read more

Billionaires, Trump’s influence and the first elections after Roe v. Wade was overturned. Here are the races to watch on June 28 – CBS News

Eight states will hold primary and runoff elections Tuesday, which will be the first electoral reactions since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade last Friday.  Tuesday’s races include a gubernatorial primary with over $136 million spent on advertisements thus far, several contentious U.S. House primaries and a race to be the … Read more

Eric Trump thought inciting violence was ‘fair game’ because he believed false claims that the 2020 election was ‘stolen,’ according to filmmaker subpoenaed by January 6 committee – Yahoo News

Eric Trump pre-records his address to the Republican National Convention at the Mellon Auditorium on August 25, 2020 in Washington, DC.Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images A documentarian said Eric Trump was unbothered by possible violence ahead of the January 6 attack. Alex Holder told The Independent that Eric Trump was unconcerned by his family’s inciting … Read more

Trump-Endorsed Candidate ‘Appalled’ When Fox News Host Mentions Drag Queen Story – Yahoo News

Fox News Kari Lake, the Trump-endorsed candidate for Arizona governor, was far from happy on Monday when Fox News anchor Bret Baier asked her about a report that linked her to drag queens. The interview, which was fairly tame on Baier’s end, began with Lake falsely claiming that the 2020 election was “fraudulent” and that … Read more

Trump-Endorsed Candidate ‘Appalled’ When Fox News Host Mentions Drag Queen Story – The Daily Beast

Kari Lake, the Trump-endorsed candidate for Arizona governor, was far from happy on Monday when Fox News anchor Bret Baier asked her about a report that linked her to drag queens. The interview, which was fairly tame on Baier’s end, began with Lake falsely claiming that the 2020 election was “fraudulent” and that President Joe … Read more

Eric Trump thought violence was ‘fair game,’ per subpoenaed filmmaker – Business Insider

A documentary filmmaker who interviewed then-President Donald Trump and several members of his family ahead of the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot said some of the Trumps were unconcerned that their ongoing lies about the sanctity of the 2020 presidential election would eventually lead to political violence.  Alex Holder, the British documentary filmmaker whose footage … Read more