Rep. Adam Schiff spoke on the fake elector scheme (the creation of bunk electoral certificates for Trump after the required deadlines). These false recommendations were transferred to multiple officers in government and were intended to interfere with the joint session. It was a bunk pretext, he explains.
Trump baselessly accused election workers of fraud prompting harassment, death threats. Trump threatened state officials with legal action if they wouldn't act as he requested. He terrorized people with his lies about the election.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger spoke of Trump’s interference and attempted capture of the DOJ. Trump's Attorney General Bill Barr told Trump there was no evidence to support his claims of fraud. (Three times)
Former assistant attorney general Jeffrey Rosen under Trump and Rosen’s deputy Richard Donoghue, told the committee under oath that Trump urged them to "just say the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me.”
Knowing existing department leadership wouldn't accept his claims of election fraud, Trump angled to have his lackey at DOJ Jeffrey Clark, installed as AG. (Clark was raised to Trump's attn by Rep. Scott Perry).
Rep. Pete Aguilar discussed the advice and strategy put forward by right-wing attorney John Eastman to subvert the election results.
Eastman authored a 6-point memo on this; offering guidance on how to have Pence intervene despite a total lack of constitutional authority.
Rep. Stephanie Murphy: It was 2 years ago today that Trump sent a tweet urging supporters to come to DC.
From 12/19/20-1/6/21, he repeatedly urged supporters to come. It galvanized domestic violence extremists, she notes.
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