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Liz Cheney

Cheney Suggests Trump 'Personally Involved' in Jan. 6 Attack After Bannon Ignores Subpoena


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Published on October 27, 2021 12:50 PM
 
For his part, Trump issued a Thursday morning statement describing the events of January 6 as a The insurrection took place on November 3, Election Day. January 6 was the Protest!
 
GOP Representative Liz Cheney suggested Thursday that former President Donald Trump was "personally involved" with the planning of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Cheney, a staunch Trump critic, made the remarks ahead of a House vote on whether to formally make a criminal contempt referral against Trump associate Steve Bannon over his refusal to comply with a congressional subpoena. The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack—of which Cheney is a co-chair—issued the subpoena, but Bannon has argued he is covered by "executive privilege."

"Mr. Bannon's and Mr. Trump's privilege arguments do appear to reveal one thing, however: They suggest that President Trump was personally involved in the planning and execution of January 6th," Cheney said, CNN first reported.

"And we will get to the bottom of that," the Wyoming Republican added.

On Twitter, Cheney posted a link to audio of Bannon's remarks ahead of the January 6 attack. "Listen to Steve Bannon talking about #January6th. The American people deserve to hear his testimony," she wrote...