- The Secret Service has deleted the documents since January 6 and the inspector general is investigating.
- Anthony Ornato, the White House and Secret Service chief, has retired since the hearings.
- Members of the committee want to investigate how Trump’s cabinet saw the issue of removing him.
WASHINGTON – A House committee is investigating the matter Capitol attack on January 6, 2021they have not yet announced the case for the Chinese court, but they have many options to discuss from the series blockbuster hearings in June and July.
In the past few months, a series of revelations about the Secret Service have been included deletion of records from January 6 and the retirement of a senior officer.
Members of the committee also called for a review of other cases that have been dealt with by the court in the past. The subjects include Discussions of a member of the Cabinet on the removal of the president of the time Mr. Donald Trump from the office, Trump is looking for fake candidates in the 2020 election and Trump’s fundraising after the election.
Here are the things the committee can review:
- The Secret Service deleted the documents from 24 members of the organization during the replacement of phones. But the phone move began on January 26, 2021 – after four House committees requested the documents and other documents on January 16.
- The The Secret Service provided the committee with 800,000 pages of communicationsalthough not the records of the day of violence, according to the deputy chairman of the group, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.
- The The inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security began an investigation to be canceled in July.
- Two key House Speakers, including the head of the investigative committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., recommended the inspector generalJoseph Cuffari, to step aside because he had not informed the committee about the end of the month.
- Secret Service officer, Anthony Ornato, who was Trump’s deputy chief of staff and also the deputy director of training at the organization, left suddenly in August. Another former White House aide, Cassidy Hutchinsonhe testified that Ornato told him on January 6 that Trump wanted to join the mob at the Capitol and that he jumped on a Secret Service officer to protect him.
- Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, was interviewed in September by the committee. He repeatedly claimed that the 2020 elections were rigged, despite the evidence. His lawyer, Mark Paoletta, said he expressed his concerns and condemned the violence of January 6.
- Roger Stone, a Republican political consultant and a longtime Trump loyalist, is the subject of a document reviewed by committee staff. Stone met with supporters of the Trump campaign and extremist groups such as Proud Boys and Oath Keepers in the days before January 6, although he did not participate in the violence.
Were members of Trump’s Cabinet trying to remove him from office?
Committee members, including Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., has been interested in learning more about it Mr. Trump’s Cabinet deliberating on whether to remove him from office and replace him and Vice President Mike Pence.
The Constitution’s 25th Amendmentpassed in 1967, it allowed the vice president to work with a majority of the cabinet or a majority of the legislature to remove an unfit president from office.
Pence, who was overseeing the Electoral College vote count on January 6, 2021, as Senate president and was intimidated by the crowd, said any suggestion of the 25th Amendment being absurd.
But Fox News host Sean Hannity sent White House chief of staff Mark Meadows a text message at 8:42 pm on January 6, 2021, with a link to a tweet that read “Cabinet Secretaries were considering invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office,” according to documents obtained by the committee.
“President Trump’s supporters were worried,” Cheney said.
What about those ‘fake Trump voters’?
The committee presented through testimony and emails Trump’s lawyers John Eastman and Kenneth Chesebro developed a strategy for voter turnout rates in seven constituencies replacing the legitimate voters of President Joe Biden with Trump supporters.
The idea led to some surprising suggestions. In Michigan, fake voters suggested hiding in the state Capitol to vote in the courts as needed, an idea that the chairman of the Republican Party called “crazy and inappropriate.”
Trump’s White House counsel and campaign lawyers rejected the suggestion. Federal and government officials are investigating possible crimes.
“No legitimate government authority in the states Donald Trump lost would agree to appoint fake Trump voters and send them to Congress,” said committee member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. “But that didn’t stop the Trump campaign either.”
Committee member calls Trump’s post-election spending ‘huge ripoff’
The committee is investigating the collection of the money as part of Mr. Trump’s alleged election fraud, which led to the attack.
Between election day November 3, 2020, and the violence of January 6, the Trump campaign sent millions of messages – some receiving as many as 25 a day – saying a “left-wing mob” was disrupting the election and imploring supporters to attend. “fight,” respectively Amanda Wick, senior investigative attorney for the court.
Trump has raised more than $250 million for what he calls a legal defense fund to challenge the results of the 2020 election. But there is an additional cost Trump’s Save America Political Action Committee to pay the bills for his legal portrait, his wife’s designer and the salaries of former assistants, according to the committee.
“The big lie has become big again,” he said committee member, Rep. Zoe LofgrenD-Calif.