Garland says he is watching January 6 hearings amid pressure to investigate Trump – The Guardian US

The US attorney general said on Monday that he was watching the House January 6 select committee’s hearings, as he faces mounting pressure from congressional Democrats to open a criminal investigation into Donald Trump over his role in the Capitol attack. Merrick Garland also said at a press conference at the justice department’s headquarters in … Read more

Jan 6. hearings day 2: Barr debunks Trump’s election fraud claims – CNN

Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House select committee, center, Rep. Liz Cheney, vice chair, right, as well as Rep. Zoe Lofgren, left, and Rep. Stephanie Murphy, third from left, arrive during the second hearing on Monday, June 13. (Al Drago/Bloomberg/Getty Images) The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol … Read more

Trump Reportedly Wants to Announce a 2024 Bid Outside Ron DeSantis’s House – Vanity Fair

As the January 6 committee’s first pair of public hearings have made abundantly clear, Donald Trump should never be allowed to hold power again given his propensity for lies and violence when things don’t go his way. Unfortunately, Trump is apparently strongly considering making another run for office, and while we don’t know exactly when … Read more

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner distance themselves from Trump’s election claims in Jan. 6 testimonies – NBC News

Former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner told the Jan. 6 committee that he urged the then-president not to take advice from Rudy Giuliani, who was peddling wild election conspiracy theories. In a brief snippet from the panel’s hours-long interview session with Kushner that aired during Monday’s public hearing, the former White House adviser was … Read more

Report: Jared Kushner Was “Directly Involved” in Trump’s Early Attempt to Overturn the Election – Vanity Fair

Since moving to Florida on January 20, 2021, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump have spent a considerable amount of time attempting to scrub the “stink” of Donald Trump and January 6 out of their reputations. That exercise in image rehabilitation culminated last Wednesday with what Javanka scholars believe may be the most Javanka-y stunt of … Read more

Trump’s Truth Social Is Allegedly Banning People for Talking About the January 6 Hearings Because Of Course It Is – Vanity Fair

Truth Social, the sad social media company not even Donald Trump’s heart is in, was founded in response to the ex-president’s banishment from Twitter after he incited and then doubled down on a violent insurrection. According to the company itself, the network “encourages an open, free, and honest global conversation without discriminating on the basis … Read more

When Trump elevated Bill Stepien as his campaign manager in 2020, his strategy of blaming any loss on fraud wasn’t affected – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load By July 2020, President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign was in trouble. Polling showed that he was trailing Joe Biden badly, beyond the margin he had overcome four years prior. His effort to relaunch in-person events with a rally in Oklahoma was a debacle, with turnout falling far short of expectations. … Read more

Team Pence memo: No proof to support Trump’s election claims – MSNBC

After Donald Trump’s 2020 defeat, as the outgoing Republican president explored ways to overturn the election results, then-Vice President Mike Pence and his team explored their options. Eventually, they concluded that they simply could not legally do what Trump wanted Pence to do. But as Politico reported, that’s not all they concluded. In the days … Read more