Trump news – live: Ex-president, Don Jr and Ivanka set to testify in New York fraud probe

Jamie Raskin doesn’t say whether the Jan 6 Committee will get Mike Pence to testify

Former president Donald Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr and daughter, Ivanka Trump are scheduled to testify in New York’s civil probe into alleged fraud at their family business from 15 July.

Court documents revealed on Wednesday that New York state attorney general Letitia James and her team of investigators will have to conclude their questioning “by the following week.”

Meanwhile, a former GOP insider tells The Independent that former president Donald Trump will “lose his mind” when he watches the January 6 committee hearings on the Capitol riot on Thursday evening and realises no one is there to interject on his behalf.

Kurt Bardella also called House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision to withdraw Republican committee picks a “massive strategic error”.

Trump allies meanwhile are have called the prime time special “disgustingly out of touch”, saying that Americans care more about inflation and gas prices, and no one will watch.

Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton has laid into Fox News for its decision not to broadcast the hearings live on its main channel when every other network will. She tweeted that “Fox News won’t air the January 6 hearings because they prefer their sedition made fresh on-site”.

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The 6 Jan hearings vow to ‘change history’. Here’s what to expect

The panel’s first hearing in prime time will feature a filmmaker who captured footage of a meeting between Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio and Oath Keepers founder Elmer Stewart Rhodes, Eric Garcia and Andrew Feinberg report.

Read the full story here:

Maroosha Muzaffar9 June 2022 07:30

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When are the January 6 hearings?

The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection on 6 January 2021 will hold six public hearings, according to a draft schedule.

The committee is set to hold two hearings in primetime at 8pm on Thursday 9 June and on 23 June. In between the primetime hearings, additional public sessions will be conducted at 10am on 13 June, 15 June, 16 June, and 21 June.

Read the full story by Gustaf Kilander here:

Maroosha Muzaffar9 June 2022 07:00

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What Donald Trump has said about the January 6 riot

Ex-president continues to gloat over size of the crowd at ‘Stop the Steal’ rally, portray jailed participants as innocent victims and shrug off responsibility ahead of televised congressional hearings.

Read the full piece by Joe Sommerlad here:

What Donald Trump has said about the January 6 riot

Ex-president continues to gloat over size of the crowd at ‘Stop the Steal’ rally, portray jailed participants as innocent victims and shrug off responsibility ahead of televised congressional hearings

Maroosha Muzaffar9 June 2022 06:30

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Donald Trump set to testify in New York fraud probe in July

Former president Donald Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr and daughter, Ivanka Trump are scheduled to testify in New York’s civil probe into alleged fraud at their family business from 15 July.

Court documents revealed on Wednesday that New York state attorney general Letitia James and her team of investigators will have to conclude their questioning “by the following week.”

Mr Trump, his son and daughter have until 13 June to appeal to New York state’s highest court for a stay, according to the document filed by a lower court.

Maroosha Muzaffar9 June 2022 06:00

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What has Donald Trump said about the January 6 riot?

Joe Sommerlad reviews everything former President Donald Trump has said about the events of 6 January 2021.

What Donald Trump has said about the January 6 riot

Ex-president continues to gloat over size of the crowd at ‘Stop the Steal’ rally, portray jailed participants as innocent victims and shrug off responsibility ahead of televised congressional hearings

Oliver O’Connell9 June 2022 05:30

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Jared Kushner reportedly planned move to Miami before Trump had even lost election

Senior White House adviser and son-in-law of Donald Trump reportedly began etching his plans to flee the coop before the former president had officially even lost his bid for reelection in 2020, according to The New York Times.

“We’re moving to Miami,” Mr Kushner reportedly told his wife Ivanka Trump, also a senior adviser in her father’s administration, just a little more than 24 hours after the last polls had closed in Alaska at midnight on 4 November.

Johanna Chisholm reports:

Oliver O’Connell9 June 2022 05:01

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What has Mike Pence said about the January 6 Capitol riot?

Joe Sommerlad reviews what former Vice President Mike Pence, caught up in the centre of the events of 6 January 2021, has said about the Capitol riot since that day.

Oliver O’Connell9 June 2022 04:30

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Washington Commanders coach dismisses Jan 6 as a ‘dust-up’

Washington Commanders defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio has dismissed the fatal 6 January insurrection as a “dust-up at the Capitol” a day before live hearings into the pro-Trump violence are set to begin.

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Oliver O’Connell9 June 2022 04:00

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Trump’s inner circle goes on offense over Jan 6 public hearings

A number of Republicans from Donald Trump’s inner circle have begun what many have called a mass counterprogramming effort ahead of the first public hearings from the January 6 committee, scheduled to begin this week.

The House Select Committee investigating the violent insurrection at the Capitol, which resulted in about 140 officers getting injured and one police officer dying, has conducted its work largely behind closed doors for the better part of a year. On Thursday, however, the bipartisan panel is set to open its first of six hearings during a primetime televised event.

Joanna Chisholm reports:

Oliver O’Connell9 June 2022 03:30

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Jan 6 committee members on diverging political paths

The nine members of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection are on diverging political paths as they prepare for public hearings that could become a defining moment in their careers.

Working in private rooms in a Capitol office building, the seven Democrats and two Republicans have participated in hours of interviews, hearing testimony from members of former President Donald Trump‘s family, former Justice Department officials and Trump White House aides. They’ve issued dozens of subpoenas, interviewed more than 1,000 witnesses and gathered tens of thousands of pages of documents in an effort to piece together the worst attack on the Capitol in two centuries.

But as the lawmakers wrap up their investigation, many are at a personal crossroads.

Oliver O’Connell9 June 2022 03:00

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