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Jan. 6 panel set to dig into Trump's DOJ meddling

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Donald Trump's bid to seize a second term that he didn't win ran into an early obstacle: The Justice Department kept debunking his false claims of fraud. On Thursday, the Jan. 6 select committee hopes to reveal new information about that chapter of the 2020 election.
Rather than accepting his advisers' evidence that no widespread fraud affected the outcome, Trump demanded that DOJ legitimize his subversion - and when it didn't, he developed a plan to replace its leadership with more pliable officials. At its fifth public hearing, focused on Trump's deployment of DOJ, the select panel also...
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Donald Trump's 'Paying a Price' for Jan. 6 Hearings: GOP Pollster

Donald Trump's 'Paying a Price' for Jan. 6 Hearings: GOP Pollster

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Frank Luntz said the hearings are even affecting some Republican voters, who are moving on from Trump to other 2024 hopefuls.
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Who is Jeffrey Clark? Jan. 6 panel seeks to make Trump's man at DOJ famous

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The environmental lawyer whom former President Donald Trump wanted to take over the Justice Department to aid his effort to
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Alex Holder, Documentary Filmmaker, Emerges as Jan. 6 Witness

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Alex Holder is testifying behind closed doors to the House committee about hours of footage he shot before and after the 2020 election with President Donald J. Trump and his family.
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High Stakes 1/6 Committee Hearing to Focus On Trump Pressuring DOJ

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Today's hearing will focus on Trump's desperation, a willingness to direct the nation's top prosecutor to subvert justice.
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Trailer drops for Trump documentary that had footage subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

Trailer drops for Trump documentary that had footage subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

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Viewers are getting a first glimpse of an upcoming documentary on former President Donald Trump that's of interest to the Jan. 6 committee.
In the trailer for the Discovery+ documentary “Unprecedented,” released Wednesday, Trump and his adult children are seen each sitting down for interviews.
“I think I treat people well, unless they don't treat me well, in which case you go to war,” Trump tells filmmakers.
Asked if he would be willing to talk about what happened at last year's Capitol riot, Trump replies, “Yep.”
Earlier this week, British filmmaker Alex Holder said he had turned over...
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Trump promises to talk about Jan. 6 in trailer for British documentary obtained by committee: ‘You go to war'

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“I treat people well unless they don't treat me well,” Trump says, as scenes of his supporters breaking into the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Ginni Thomas responds to 1/6 panel, hearings stretch to July

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The House's Jan. 6 committee plans to continue its public hearings into July as its investigation of the Capitol riot deepens.
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Jan 6. Hearing Live Updates:

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The fifth hearing from the Select Committee will focus on Trump's effort to pressure the Department of Justice. Follow for the latest.
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Jan. 6 hearings having impact

Jan. 6 hearings having impact

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Most Americans approve of the Jan. 6 hearings and believe President Donald Trump was at least somewhat to blame for the U.S. Capitol attack. But a smaller number have changed their opinions due to the recent Congressional hearings, according to the NewsNation/Decision Desk HQ poll released Thursday.
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol will continue Thursday with its series of hearings linked to the 2021 insurrection.
On one hand, it's likely most Americans will keep track of the day's hearings. About 61% of Americans have followed the hearings so far...
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Jan. 6 hearings use TV tricks to great effect even as critics call them show biz

Jan. 6 hearings use TV tricks to great effect even as critics call them show biz

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It's an extraordinary show of discipline for a congressional committee, with a minimum of showboating, yielding hearings that resemble Dateline NBC or investigative podcasts.
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Trump fumes as Republicans ignore Jan. 6 panel

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Republicans in Washington are betting that the televised Jan. 6 hearings aren't breaking through, that voters are more worried about gas prices and inflation
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Jan. 6 hearing live updates: Panel to focus on Trump's pressure on Justice Department to overturn election

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Thursday's Jan. 6 committee hearing focuses on President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Justice Department officials to help him overturn the results of the 2020 election.
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1/6 panel to hear of Trump's pressure on Justice Department

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By ERIC TUCKER
WASHINGTON - The Jan. 6 committee will hear from former Justice Department officials who faced down a relentless pressure campaign from Donald Trump over the 2020 presidential election results while suppressing a bizarre challenge from within their own ranks.
The hearing Thursday will bring attention to a memorably turbulent stretch at the department as Trump in his final days in office sought to bend to his will a law enforcement agency that has long cherished its independence from the White House. The testimony is aimed at showing how Trump not only relied on outside...
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