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Mon Jan 10, 2022, 10:16 AM

Jan. 6 panel ramps up investigation into Trump's state-level pressure

Source: Politico

The public focus of Congress’ Jan. 6 investigation, so far, is what happened in Washington, D.C. Behind the scenes, the probe’s state-level work is kicking into overdrive.

The House committee investigating the Capitol attack has gathered thousands of records from state officials and interviewed a slate of witnesses as it attempts to retrace former President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the 2020 election, particularly in four key states that swung the presidency to Joe Biden. They're getting ready to take their work public, possibly as soon as the spring.

“We want to let the public see and hear from those individuals who conducted elections in those states,” select panel chair Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) said in an interview. He described those witnesses as particularly important given their mandates to keep elections “fair and impartial” while hailing from one political party.

The voluminous documents state election officials have sent the Jan. 6 committee, obtained by POLITICO through open records requests, underscore the depth of Trump's pressure campaign directed at the typically lower-level administrators of presidential balloting. The emails, texts and phone recordings also add consequential context to previously reported incidents, such as Trump’s call to Georgia's top elections investigator and Mark Meadows’ outreach to Georgia election officials.



Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2022/01/10/jan-6-committee-ramps-up-state-level-investigation-526752

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brooklynite Jan 2022 OP
Alexander Of Assyria Jan 2022 #1
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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon Jan 10, 2022, 10:34 AM

1. But but why aren't everyone and everyone being arrested like, yesterday?

Twitter followers want to know, and know right now!

Voluminous…cant even imagine the detail we know nothing about…yet.

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Response to Alexander Of Assyria (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 10, 2022, 11:29 AM

4. I know 1 detail,

Today is day 26 since DOJ received Mark Meadows criminal referral.

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Response to gab13by13 (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 10, 2022, 12:48 PM

5. Must be a Meadows watch time deadline written somewhere, I can't find it.

Bannons took a bit of time, couple of weeks?

Contempt of a congressional subpoena not any old criminal referral, in my book.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon Jan 10, 2022, 11:10 AM

2. One would hope that the DOJ has already done that and is ready to indict

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 10, 2022, 11:28 AM

3. Exactly,

DOJ needs to cut out the middle man. The select committee has been fantastic but it doesn't have clout nor the manpower.

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