Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Outside Agitators

From the New York Times:

WASHINGTON — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol plans to hold a hearing next Tuesday to reveal its findings about the connections between former President Donald J. Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election and the domestic violent extremist groups that helped to organize the siege on Congress.

The panel announced that the session would take place on July 12 at 10 a.m. It is expected to be led by Representative Jamie Raskin, Democrat of Maryland, and Representative Stephanie Murphy, Democrat of Florida, who plan to chart the rise of the right-wing domestic violent extremist groups that attacked the Capitol and how Mr. Trump amassed and inspired the mob. The panel also plans to detail known links and conversations between political actors close to Mr. Trump and extremists.

It may not be as riveting as Ms. Hutchinson’s testimony, but if they can provide evidence beyond a reasonable doubt that the wingnut brigades were coordinating their attacks and folks in the White House knew it, there’s your seditious conspiracy.  Lock ’em up.

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