Trump encouraged weapons at a rally on January 6, fought the Secret Service, and participated in the march.


The White House’s top aide said Tuesday that former President Donald Trump had decided to meet at the Capitol, insisting on allowing armed supporters to attend the January 6 speech. ..

The president’s special aide, Cassidy Hutchinson, warned that the secret service had knives, pistols, rifles, bear sprays, spears, and bulletproof vests in the crowd, and said Trump didn’t care. ..

“I don’t care if they have effective weapons,” Hutchinson told staff. “They aren’t here to hurt me.”

Hutchinson, a star witness at an unplanned hearing of the House Select Commission investigating the assault on the U.S. Capitol, said Trump and his closest allies were to revoke the recognition of the results of the presidential election. He said he planned the event a few days ago.

And when Trump’s security team prevented him from meeting supporters at the Capitol, Hutchinson said he was furious, trying to steal the president’s limousine handle and grabbed the Secret Service agent’s throat. rice field.

Unlike most of her testimony, Hutchinson said the anecdote about Trump’s reaction in the limousine came from a top member of Trump’s security details. Hours after her testimony was over, US Secret Services appeared to be pushing the allegations, and some officials suggested that it didn’t happen and were ready to testify.

However, Secret Services did not officially blame Hutchinson’s version of the event. In a statement on Tuesday, the correspondent said in a written statement: A committee on new claims that emerged in today’s testimony. “

Mr. Trump also threw a lunch plate at the wall of the West Wing dining room, shattered it, and splashed ketchup on the wall, she told the committee, Hutchinson said.

“Mike deserves it,” Hutchinson said, when police officers at the US Capitol were overwhelmed and his supporters chanted to hang Vice President Mike Pence.

Trump dismissed Hutchinson as a “complete fake” and a “leaker” in a social media post on Tuesday.

Hutchinson, an adviser to the White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, worked a short distance from the Oval Office, met regularly with parliamentary leaders, and regularly consulted with senior government officials and the Trump family.

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“Mr. Hutchinson was in a position to know a lot,” said Liz Cheney, vice chairman of the Wyoming State Commission, adding that “she had a direct observation of Trump’s actions before and after the Capitol riots.” rice field.

Hutchinson told the Commission that January 2nd Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani bragged about “going to the Capitol” on January 6th and “will be an important day.” ..

When she reported the conversation to Meadows after a while, Hutchinson said to her, “‘Things will come true on January 6th and may really get worse.'”

Hutchinson is seriously concerned about White House adviser Pat Siporone’s plans to attend the Capitol on January 3 and the President on January 6, “We need to prevent this from happening. I warned.

Arizona carries a spear to the Capitol

Video evidence from the US District Court shows Jake Angeli among those who attacked the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Video evidence from the US District Court shows Jake Angeli among those who attacked the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.

One of the armed Trump supporters in the crowd swung the tip of a spear made on a flagpole.

Jake Angeli, a phoenix man with a spear, wearing a fur hat with horns, showing off elaborate tattoos, becoming a riot-painted face when he joins his bare chest.

Angeli had a spear with a zippered flag, as she has been a credible presence in protests in the Phoenix region since at least 2019.Angeli Brought to the Arizona House of Representatives lobby in December 2020He and about 12 Trump supporters occupied the lobby of the building for hours in protest of the election results.

Hatchson testifies that Trump was reluctant to issue a statement asking the mob to go home, even though lawmakers, staff, and Fox News network hosts begged him to do so. did. When he finally did, the crowd at the US Capitol was dispersed.

A video from inside the Capitol that day showed Angeli reading Trump’s tweet out loud and telling people to go home.

Angeli is one of several Arizonas who participated in the riots at the U.S. Capitol, and is willing to travel to Washington, DC because of her loyalty to Trump, and is participating in the fight for the right elections. He said he was feeling.

Nathan Entrekin, 49, a man from Cottonwood, northern Arizona, wrote to a federal judge prior to the ruling, saying, “Why did you protest the results of the November 3, 2020 elections? Or a meeting.

Entrekin participated in a gladiator-clad riot aimed at summoning Captain Moroni, a figure in the Book of Mormon.

What Happened at the First Hearing on January 6th

What Happened at the First Hearing on January 6th

Arizona is involved in a January 6 hearing

The hearing on Tuesday was a surprise a few days after the Commission held its fifth hearing. The panel was scheduled to take a break until next month while reviewing new evidence.

Previous hearings featured Arizona people and events.

Arizona Speaker of the House Rusty Bowers, R-Mesa, Testified about the pressure he received from Trump And his lawyers, including Rudy Giuliani, somehow forced Congress to notch the state as Trump’s victory. Certified election results showed that Biden carried Arizona. This is the second Democrat since Harry Truman in 1948.

January 6 Parliamentary Riot Hearing: Arizona Speaker Rusty Bowers testifies

That same hearing was held on June 21st, how seven states, including Arizona, Sending voters’ competing slate to the U.S. Senate They thought they could give Vice President Mike Pence a reason to postpone the election approval or declare Trump the winner.

Pence refused to go with him, which, as the testimony showed, caused anger among the crowds gathered outside the Capitol.

At a hearing last Thursday, it was shown that former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows had testified in a testimony that Republican Rep. Andy Biggs was among them. rice field. House of Representatives seeking preemptive presidential amnesty.. Bigs denied that he did.

Trump: Hutchinson is “bad news”

Trump claimed to know little about Hutchinson on Tuesday, but also said he personally declined her request to travel to Florida with other ex-employees after Joe Biden took office.

Mr. Trump said he only heard “very negative things about her.”

Trump did not directly mention any of Hutchinson’s claims in his social media posts.

This is not the first time he has dismissed an individual, including a key member of his administration who has criticized him. He repeatedly insisted he couldn’t remember them and said they weren’t important.

“Why did she want to go with us when we felt so terrible,” Trump said in a post. “She understands she’s very angry and angry that she doesn’t want her to go or be a member of the team. She’s bad news!”

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This article was originally published in The Arizona Republic: The aide said on January 6 that Panel Trump would fight the Secret Service and would like to participate in March.