After January 6, the commission of inquiry was given a two-week deadline.
Therefore, it exploded like a bomb, when on Monday afternoon the commission announced the urgent evening session.
All they wanted to say about the cause was that they “recently got evidence and testimonies”.
There was particular tension over who was called to testify at such short notice, and why he did not wait until the next round of hearings on July 11.
Now the American media believes that they know who the secret witness is, and why it was necessary to obtain her statements.
He must have seen a lot
Cassidy Hutchinson was the legal advisor to Donald Trump’s powerful chief of staff Mark Meadows.
She has previously explained herself in several video interrogations, but has since replaced her lawyer, former Trump employee, Stefan Basantino.
So you’re expected to be more frank at tonight’s hearing.
Hutchinson witnessed many conversations taking place among the White House summits before, during, and after the storming of Congress in January 2021.
Norm Eisen, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution Research Institute, thinks her testimony can be explosive.
“Cassidy Hutchinson may be the new John Dean,” Eisen told the newspaper. Washington Postreferring to the insider who was directly implicated in 1973 by President Richard Nixon in the so-called Watergate scandal.
Admittedly, she’s younger, but hey, she must have seen a lot.
worried about safety
to me CNN There are concerns regarding the safety of the witness that led to an urgent call for tonight’s hearing.
The TV channel’s sources say that additional security measures will be taken inside the listening room, including when it comes to listeners and where they sit.
Security has already been heightened in and around the Capitol building in Washington regarding threats made against members of the investigative committee.
Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the committee open Last week, he received serious death threats against him and his family.
And the congressman believes that the leaders of the Republican Party are directly responsible for the culture of violence in the American right.
Darkness is about to spread thanks to cowardly leaders who fear the truth, he tells the TV channel ABC.
– Trump should take on the peaches
American expert Eric Bergsen believes that tonight’s session may be decisive for the fate of former President Donald Trump,
After five years of violent political drama, it couldn’t be more exciting than now. Now American democracy has the opportunity to reach a final settlement with Trump and his policies. If they don’t do it now, the opportunity is lost. Then, they rolled out the Trump red carpet ahead of the 2024 election, Bergsen tells TV 2.
Trump has so far survived relatively unscathed from congressional hearings, and he still has support in large parts of the Republican Party’s grassroots. The big question is whether he can turn around today.
The question is, is this the smoke gun? I am very excited about it, says Bergsen.
Democrats should surprise Trump to prevent him from running again.
TV 2 Nyhetskanalen broadcasts the hearing live from kl. 1845
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