“We certainly hope that she will agree to come in voluntarily,” Cheney said. on CNN “State of Union.” “But the committee is fully prepared to consider a subpoena if she doesn’t. I hope it doesn’t come to that.”
Jeannie Thomas’ text messages were among the thousands of documents related to the January 6 uprising, which former head of the white house of employee Mark Meadows turned over to a special committee of the House of Representatives to investigate attack before he abruptly ended the collaboration with in panel in December.
Virginia Thomas urged the head of the White House to continue the tireless efforts to cancel the 2020 election.
In some comments Ginny Thomas vehemently urged Meadows to help cancel the 2020 election results. “Help this great President stand firm, Mark,” she wrote. on November 10, 2020 “Most know that Biden and the left are trying to pull off the greatest heist ever. of Our story.”
Revealed her text messages to Meadows in spring, inspired calls for her husband refuse to participate in Supreme Court cases related to the 2020 elections. They are also renewed push by some Democrats for the code of ethics for Supreme Court.
Legislators stressed that work will continue all summer, even after prime hearing time last Thursday limited off six weeks of television testimony.
“The floodgates have opened,” Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Virginia) said. on “Meet the Press” on NBC, noting that on Thursday prime time session it was expected that final hearing when the committee originally planned their summer. “But so many more witnesses came forward”.
Cheney said the committee had several interviews scheduled. in coming weeks, including with even more former members of Trump Cabinet and of his campaign.
Legislators remain concentrated on collection information from the Secret Service, which the committee recently subpoenaed after the agency deleted text messages dated January 5 and 6, 2021 after the Department of Office of Homeland Security of They were requested by the Inspector General.
Among the revelations of Thursday’s hearing was that members of Vice President Mike Pence’s security team began to fear for their life is like the capitol attack turned around to the point where some called their families to say goodbye, according to witnesses.
Cheney said she was particularly concerned about developments involving the Secret Service, noting that she was protected by Secret Service agents. for eight years, when her father, Dick Cheney, served as vice president.
“We get to the bottom of it of it,” Cheney said, adding that these who watch the hearing should acknowledge “a really serious and serious threat that the vice president was exposed to. And agents who defending him certainly did a great service that day.”
On Fox News Sunday, Cheney said the committee was awaiting testimony from Anthony Ornato, former Deputy Chief of Operations, White House of employees and Robert Engel, secret service agent who was head of Trump Security. Former Meadows aide Cassidy Hutchinson testifies that Ornato told her Trump lunged in anger at Engel bye in presidential limousine on January 6 after Trump was told he would not be taken to the Capitol.
Analysis: education of Adam Kinzinger
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) said on ABC’s “This Week” That He Stayed Sure in Hutchinson’s testimony and said that panel would “throw doors wide open” to hear from those who allegedly challenged her testimony.
“We have a very reliable witness in Cassidy Hutchinson, tell me what she heard,” he said.
“Cassidy Hutchinson is leaving down in history like a hero, and she never aspired to that.” – Kinzinger added. “She is just a young woman tells truth with more courage than the vast majority of men in politics Today.”
The members of the committee did not skimp on words that they view like trump’s omission of duty. But Cheney repeated on Sunday that the committee had not yet made a decision on whether to do criminal recommendations of Trump to the Justice Department. Earlier this month she said a few criminal recommendations of Trump was possible.
“I sure damn i hope [the Justice Department] there is criminal investigation into Donald Trump,” Luria said. “I have no direct knowledge of status of their investigations, but I would say that I can report to the Department of Justice is closely following our hearings.”
Kinzinger said he believes there is evidence of Trump committing crimes and hopes to see former the President is prosecuted.
He added that he was worried about the precedent that set if the DOJ hadn’t pursued him, even if he had enough evidence to do so – and had a clear message for those who continue to believe Trump’s baseless claims that the 2020 election was stolen.
“Ladies and gentlemen, and especially my Republican friends, your leaders have generally lied to you,” he said. “They are know things that are very different from what they tell you. They are know the election wasn’t stolen but they’re about to send out fundraising requests, they are going to accept your money from you and they are going use you stay in power. You are being insulted.”
Naomi Nicks and Laura Reilly contributed to this report.