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January 6 testimony puts Donald Trump in even greater legal peril

Added 06-29-22 02:09:02am EST - “Former president and senior aides face exposure over knowledge that supporters were armed and intended to march on Capitol” - Theguardian.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theguardian.com: “January 6 testimony puts Donald Trump in even greater legal peril”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Former president and senior aides face exposure over knowledge that supporters were armed and intended to march on Capitol

Donald Trump and his two closest advisers could face widening criminal exposure over the Capitol attack after ex-White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified about their potentially unlawful conduct to the House January 6 select committee at a special hearing on Thursday.

The testimony revolved around the disclosure – one of several major revelations from Hutchinson – that the former president directed supporters to descend on the Capitol even though he knew they were armed and probably intended to cause harm.

Hutchinson testified under oath that Trump was deeply angered by the fact that some of his supporters who had gathered on the National Mall were not entering the secure perimeter for the Save America rally at the Ellipse where he was due to make remarks.

The supporters did not want to enter the secure perimeter, Hutchinson testified, because many were armed with knives, blades, pepper spray and, as it later turned out, guns, and did not want to surrender their weapons to the Secret Service to attend the rally.

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