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The Truth closed in on Trump World last week –
And the January 6th Hearings begin Thursday!

“Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., center, flanked by Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., left, and Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., makes a statement as the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol convenes in Washington, March 28, 2022. The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol will go public with its findings in a hearing next week, launching into what lawmakers hope will be one the most consequential oversight efforts in American history.” Credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP via Hearst

The Truth closes in on Trump World

Beginning this week:

+ Washington Post via MSN: Jan. 6 committee set to make its case public with prime-time hearings [Editor’s note: The six hearings begin June 9 and expected to last until late June.]

+ Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW): Preparing for the January 6th Select Committee Hearings: Frequently Asked Questions

These stories last week highlight Trump’s House of Cards in peril

+ Maggie Haberman in The New York Times: Before Jan. 6, Aide Warned Secret Service of Security Risk to Pence

+ Axios Scoop: Trumpworld plots Jan. 6 counterprogramming blitz

+ Hugo Lowell Tweet: NEW: Trump lawyer Kenneth Chesebro said in 13 Dec 2020 memo to Giuliani that VP Pence should recuse himself from running the electoral count and hand the gavel to a senior GOP senator like Graham — recall that Sen. Grassley said on Jan. 5 he didn’t expect Pence to preside

+ The New Republic: MAGA Is Now Bigger Than Trump, and That’s Scary – Trump’s recent losses are heartening. But that doesn’t mean a post-Trump GOP will be good for America.

+ BuzzFeed News: Michael Flynn’s Identity Was Not Improperly Revealed By Obama Officials, A Secret DOJ Report Has Found

+ The Bulwark: How Long Will the New Republican Regime Last? Think decades, not years.

+ CNN Exclusive: Republicans who texted Meadows with urgent pleas on January 6 say Trump could have stopped the violence

+ Bloomberg: Trump’s Summer Plans Include 7-Hour Grilling in Fraud Suit – Donald Trump and three of his children agreed to be questioned under oath for up to seven hours each in a class-action lawsuit over their yearslong promotion on “Celebrity Apprentice” of a troubled multi-level marketing company.

+ Los Angeles Times: Trump allies explored sending armed private contractors to seize voting machines in 2020 election

+ Rolling Stone: How Trump’s Team Conned Susan Collins Into Dooming Roe v. Wade – Trump officials privately mocked the Maine Republican in the run-up to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, predicting it’d be easy to get the pro-choice senator to vote for a seemingly anti-choice nominee [Editor’s note: Susan Collins was not “conned.” She knew what she was doing!]

+ MSNBC’s Maddowblog: Democrats begin an investigation into Jared Kushner’s Saudi deals – Did Jared Kushner leverage his White House role to advance his business interests with Saudi Arabia? The Oversight Committee is asking some fair questions.

+ The Washington Post via MSN: D.C. Proud Boy and bartender pleads guilty to felony [obstructing the congressional vote count] in Capitol riot


+ Jason Campbell Tweet: Rep Louie Gohmert on Navarro indictment: “If you’re a Republican, you can’t even lie to Congress or lie to an FBI agent or they’re coming after you”


Posted by Steve on June 5, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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