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Lawfare No Bull: Day Eight of the Jan. 6 Committee Hearings

By Elena Kagan
Friday, July 22, 2022, 10:42 AM

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On July 21st, the Jan. 6 committee held its eighth public hearing. The committee focused on former President Trump's actions and inactions during the insurrection, describing in detail the three hours during which the mob overran the Capitol and Trump refused to instruct his supporters to stand down. The committee also heard testimony from two Trump officials who resigned from their positions on Jan. 6: Former Deputy National Security Adviser Matthew Pottinger, and former Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Matthews.