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Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone subpoenaed by House Jan. 6 committee
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Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone subpoenaed by House Jan. 6 committee

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol announced Wednesday that it has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone. The news comes a day after Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testified before the committee that Cipollone expressed concerns about former President Donald Trump's desire to go to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and about the language Trump wanted to use in his speech at the Ellipse that day. "The Select Committee's investigation has revealed evidence that Mr. Cipollone repeatedly raised legal and other concerns about President Trump's activities on January 6th and in the days that preceded," committee chairman Bennie Thompson and vice chair Liz Cheney said in a statement announcing the...
6 new things we learned from the first public Jan. 6 hearing
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6 new things we learned from the first public Jan. 6 hearing

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol revealed new insight into what happened that day during its prime-time hearing Thursday night. It was the first in a series of scheduled public hearings. Many of the revelations Thursday night came from recorded, on-camera testimony from witnesses, including former President Trump's own daughter, who have appeared before the committee over the past several months. The hearing also featured new testimony from witnesses who were at the Capitol that day. While some elements of these topics may have surfaced in news reporting, Thursday night's hearing put details on the record. Here are six things the hearing publicly confirmed for the first time Thursday night:  1. Trum...