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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...