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.
+ 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.
+ 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
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