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January 6 Hearing Day 6: Who Is Cassidy Hutchinson?

January 6 Hearing Day 6: Who Is Cassidy Hutchinson?

Providing new details about the January 6 insurrection, Cassidy Hutchinson testified how Donald Trump tried to hang onto his power by any means necessary.

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During the hearing, surprise witness Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to Mark Meadows, recounted alarming details on the activities of former President Donald Trump and those around him leading up to the January 6 attack on the Capitol.

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Donald Trump and MAGA extremists carried out a violent attempt to take over the Capitol and overturn the 2020 presidential election. The January 6 House Select Committee hearings continue to provide evidence of these activities and illustrate how MAGA extremists will keep fighting to put themselves in power regardless of future election outcomes. Americans must hold those involved accountable and show that no one is above the law in the United States.


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