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Jan. 6 dot-connecting offers no guarantees of political impact: The Note
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Jan. 6 dot-connecting offers no guarantees of political impact: The Note

The TAKE with Rick KleinConnecting dots does not necessarily mark a straight line that leads to political impact.This is a hugely consequential week for the House Jan. 6 committee, with its final series of public hearings expected to shed more light on former President Donald Trump's actions, as well as the connections Trump and his team had to extremist groups that massed in Washington, D.C.But blockbuster revelations -- even as supplemented by testimony from former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, and possible testimony from Steve Bannon -- have done practically nothing to change immediate political calculations.With a vital stretch of primaries ahead, precious few Republicans beyond Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. -- who is vice chair of the Jan. 6 committee -- are betting their futures on th...