Aides stated the listening to would present how Trump’s group pursued authorized challenges in court docket and misplaced these instances, and that Trump then selected to disregard the need of the courts and continued to attempt to overturn the election.
“We will reveal information about how the former President’s political apparatus use these lies about fraud about a stolen election to drive fundraising, bringing hundreds of millions of dollars between Election Day 2020 and January 6,” aides added.
The listening to can even search to attach Trump’s lies concerning the election to the violence on the US Capitol on January 6, aides stated, together with how rioters echoed the previous President’s baseless allegations that the election had been stolen.
Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California, a member of the choose committee, will play a “key role” within the presentation, however the listening to will technically be led by Chairman Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat, in accordance with panel aides.
In addition to stay witness testimony, aides stated the committee will proceed to point out extra multimedia shows and video recordings from closed-door depositions.
Ginsberg is taken into account a number one Republican professional on election fraud and performed a crucial position within the Florida recount case in 2000 when then-candidate George W. Bush defeated then-Vice President Al Gore.
Stepien, Trump’s former marketing campaign supervisor, is advising the marketing campaign of Wyoming Republican Harriett Hageman, who has the previous President’s endorsement in her major problem to Rep. Liz Cheney. Cheney serves because the vice chair of the January 6 committee. Stepien’s agency has obtained greater than $190,000 from Hageman’s marketing campaign this election cycle for technique and fundraising consulting and video manufacturing, in accordance with federal election filings.
The listening to on Monday morning will give attention to how Trump questioned the election course of broadly, realizing that his allies’ assertions wouldn’t change the result, Cheney stated final week.
The January 6 committee will attempt to point out how “Trump engaged in a massive effort to spread false and fraudulent information,” despite the fact that “Trump and his advisers knew that he had, in fact, lost the election,” Cheney stated.
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CNN’s Kaitlan Collins contributed to this report.