Sunday, May 28, 2023

Jan 6 Committee sets prime-time hearing date for findings

by Farnosh Amiri

WASHINGTON ( Associated Press) – The House committee investigating the January 6 uprising at the Capitol will go public with its findings at a prime-time hearing next week in what lawmakers hope will be a high-profile broadcast of the causes and consequences of the US. Regarding domestic attack on Govt.

Lawmakers plan to hold a series of hearings in June that they will promise, step-by-step, on how former President Donald Trump and his allies worked feverishly to reverse their losses in the 2020 presidential election. The lies spread about widespread voter fraud – widely dismissed by judges and their own administrations – fueled a violent attack on the seat of democracy.

With six hearings starting on June 9 and expected to run through the end of June, this will be the first time the committee has uncovered “previously unseen material” discovered during a 10-month detailed investigation that has led to nearly touched everyone. aspect of rebellion.

The committee, which has called 6 January “one of the darkest days of our democracy”, was set up to “investigate the facts, circumstances and reasons relating to the domestic terrorist attack on the capital”.

Unlike any other congressional committee in recent days, the panel’s work has been highly anticipated by Democrats and regularly criticized by Trump and former president’s aides, including some Republicans in Congress, who complain Do that it is biased.

More than 1,000 people have been interviewed by the panel, and only brief portions of that testimony have been revealed to the public, mostly through court filings. A series of witnesses are expected to appear at the hearing but the committee has yet to release the names publicly.

The investigation has focused on every aspect of the rebellion, including attempts by Trump and his allies to cast doubt on the election and prevent certification of President Joe Biden’s victory; financing and organizing rallies in Washington prior to the attack; security failures by Capitol police and federal agencies; And the actions of the rioters themselves.

The hearing is expected to be completed, but there is no final word from the committee, which plans to issue a later report on its findings, including recommendations on legislative reforms ahead of the midterm elections.


Associated Press writers Marie Claire Jalonik and Lisa Mascaro contributed to this report.

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