What we know about Trump's actions as insurrection unfolded
Members of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection are holding their first prime-time hearing to share what they have uncovered about then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
Jan. 6 panel's 1,000 witnesses: From Trump aides to rioters
The House Jan. 6 panel has interviewed more than 1,000 people who were directly or indirectly involved in the U.S. Capitol insurrection as it's probed the violent attack and former President Donald Trump’s unprecedented efforts to overturn his election defeat.
A Trump-era national security adviser suggested the US deploy all of its ballistic missile submarines to see if Putin is 'really bluffing or not'
"Flush the whole fleet, put every boomer we've got at sea, and we can crew them and put them out there," retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg said.news.yahoo.com
Trump’s Tech Lawsuit Already Turning Into Fundraising Scheme
Michael M. Santiago/GettyWhen ex-president Donald Trump held a press conference this week to announce his class-action lawsuit against social media companies, most people shrugged. One group, however, saw it as an opportunity.Officials with the America First Policy Institute (AFPI), a so-called “dark money” nonprofit backing the lawsuit, joined the former president at the lectern, where they directed supporters to a website to sign on as co-plaintiffs.That site won’t actually sign anyone on to tnews.yahoo.com
Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she's for Biden
In a video released Thursday by the group Republican Voters Against Trump, Troye says working for Trump was “terrifying” and says he was more concerned about his reelection chances than about protecting the nation from the virus. Troye alleges that, during one task force meeting she attended, the president said: “'Maybe this COVID thing is a good thing. She was on the task force as some kind of a lower-level person. '”The vice president's office released a copy of Troye's departure email, dated July 23 and addressed “Dear Task Force Members.” Pence chairs the task force. The White House adamantly denied the exchange Troye described, with White House spokesperson Judd Deere saying “her assertions have no basis in reality and are flat out inaccurate."
Report: Trump disparaged US war dead as 'losers,' 'suckers'
Staffers from the National Security Council and the Secret Service told Trump that rainy weather made helicopter travel to the cemetery risky, but they could drive there. In another conversation on the trip, The Atlantic said, Trump referred to the 1,800 Marines who died in the World War I battle of Belleau Wood as suckers for getting killed. "President Trump holds the military in the highest regard. That vote shattered what few partisan loyalties bound the two men, and Trump has continued to attack McCain for that vote, even posthumously. Bush as a loser because he was shot down by the Japanese as a Navy pilot in World War II.
Pence aide who was concerned about July 25 call to testify
CNN image(CNN) - An aide to Vice President Mike Pence -- who was concerned about the July 25 call between President Donald Trump and the Ukranian President -- is testifying behind closed doors Thursday, the latest deposition for the Democratic-led House impeachment inquiry. Williams was on the July 25 call between Trump and Ukraine President Volodymr Zelensky, and she was concerned about what she heard on the call but there is no indication Williams raised her concerns to her superiors, according to the source. The other was Gen. Keith Kellogg, the vice president's national security adviser, who has not yet been called to testify. Pence did not listen in, but a transcript of the call was put into his daily briefing binder, an administration source says. A transcript of the conversation released by the White House shows Trump repeatedly pushed Zelensky to investigate Biden and his son, Hunter.