Newshub18 :Trump knew his supporters had weapons
The former US president wanted to reverse the results of the 2020 presidential election. Donald Trump’s followers attacked the US Capitol Hill on January 7, 2021. He called on his supporters to come to the Capitol. He also knew that the supporters had weapons at that time. That’s what a former White House aide said. News from the BBC
The U.S. Congress has been investigating for nearly a year how Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the House of Representatives on January 7, 2021, during the process of approving President Joe Biden’s victory. Former Assistant Cassidy Hutchinson, who is appearing at the hearing, gave the information to the committee.
Hutchinson said Trump said before the planned rally that armed participants would not come here to hurt me. The president himself wanted to join supporters at the Capitol.
As part of a series of public hearings, the Democrat-led Jan. 8 committee is trying to prove its involvement in an attempt to block Congress from verifying the results of the 2020 election against the former president.
The House of Representatives panel has accused Trump of attempting a coup.
The Election Commission has been investigating for nearly a year how Trump supporters stormed Congress on Jan. 8 to prevent lawmakers from certifying Democrat leader Joe Biden’s victory. But so far no one inside the White House has testified. However, at last Tuesday’s hearing, Hutchinson filled that gap, the committee said