On Friday night, the eighth hearing will take place – and for now – on January 6 in the US Congress. In detail, the commission will deal with 187 minutes from the start of the break-in to the end.
Once again, the January 6 commission meets to find out what really happened at that time The US Congress was stormed on January 6, 2021.
At the same time, the commission wants to determine the role that then-President Donald Trump and his associates played during the storming.
One of the committee’s main arguments thus far has been that Trump was the only one who could have prevented the mob from storming Congress — but he chose not to.
During the nightly hearing, two former Trump classmates, Sarah Matthews and Matthew Pottinger, are expected to testify. Both resigned shortly after storming the conference, The guard writes.
Since then, Matthews has publicly criticized Trump and expressed his displeasure with what happened on January 6.
Democrat Elaine Luria and Republican Adam Kinzinger lead the hearing. They stated that the committee would review what happened minute by minute:
– (Trump, editor’s note) He didn’t move. He had a responsibility to act. So, we’ll go into it in detail, and from there we’ll build on the information we’ve provided in previous hearings, Luria said Sunday.
The audit committee wants the largest possible audience, and as before it also wants the hearing at night Live broadcast in the evening. The first hearing was watched by at least 20 million people.
Friday night’s session is planned to be the eighth and final in the series. However, there may be more sessions throughout the summer, according to several international media outlets.
– There is no reason to believe that this will be the last hearing, a commission aide said on Wednesday. According to the Guardian newspaper,.
January 6, 2021 was the day Joe Biden was officially approved as the new President of the United States. In the days and weeks leading up to the then president Strong pressure on Vice President Mike Pence, among others to reject the election results.
Usually this process is just a formality. On the other hand, Trump managed to create a lot of disagreement about the election outcome Many Republicans planned to refuse consent Biden as the new president.
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