“He Must Be Accountable”: House Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas Trump in Last Hearing Before Midterms



The House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol held what may have been its final public hearing on Thursday. The meeting ended with the committee unanimously voting to subpoena former President Donald Trump, likely setting the stage for a court battle. During the hearing, Congressmember Zoe Lofgren of California detailed how Trump had developed a plan to declare victory in the 2020 election regardless of the actual outcome. “This big lie — President Trump’s effort to convince Americans that he had won the 2020 election — began before the election results even came in. It was intentional, it was premeditated,” Lofgren said. The committee also aired a new video showing Trump’s ally Roger Stone telling Trump supporters to declare victory no matter the outcome. “I really do suspect it will still be up in the air. But when that happens, the key thing to do is to claim victory,” said Stone, whom the committee also linked to right-wing extremist organizations, including the Proud Boys. “We’ll start smashing pumpkins, if you know what I mean.”

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31 Comments

  1. It is time to set the record straight to avoid this same nonsense repeating in the future, to avoid another sick man trying to over turn the will of the people for selfish reasons. America first, Democracy must prevail over private interest.

  2. Could you imagine if President Barack Obama would have done something remotely close to this? WOW white men in America have no cap on getting away with murder.

  3. Put that barking yam and his Magabillies in prison! Enough already! Remember, "Stand back but stand by!" He knew exactly what he was doing!

  4. It was them mail in ballots bud
    Everyone knew what the Dems were up to prior to election day.

  5. Happy, happy birthday Juan Conzales have a marvelous magical birthday 🙏🏽🎉🎊🎈🎈🎈💖

  6. Traitor T rump new he was going to lose the election. He was preparing people by saying that the only way for him to lose was if the election was rigged.

    He started to drill the rigged election
    Months earlier. He decided to play victim.

  7. Happy birthday, Miguel & Juan❣ Thank you to everyone at DN for this excellent report & summation of the Jan 6 hearing. And thank you Amy, for sharing those pictures of your thoroughly adorable dog 😍

  8. 19:00 Raffi was stingy NOT to find him just 11,000 extra votes!!! He should've found him at least 20,000 extra votes, instead!!!!

  9. Trumpy needs to b accountable for starting the riot,he new what was gonna happen! Put him n prison for causing problems while he was president!!!

  10. Nancy: I’m going to punch him out, go to jail, and I’m going to be happy.

    Amy: 😂😂😂😂😂

  11. Wow, that Steve Scales guy should be recalled. Standing with Pelosi while she frantically call for help and he does a presser lying on her. I always wonder what his wife and family think of these blatant lies from someone they trust.

  12. why are powerful people "subpoenaed" and the rest of us are raided and/or just arrested. quickly. Trump is going to flee to Russia or something and give our secrets away. isn't the DOJ/FBI/CIA interested in what damage Trump or his family could do if they flee the country??? This will take too long. Trump will literally just not respond or ignore and possibly win again? unacceptable!!!! why is a burglary suspect shot and killed and someone who could blow up the entire world or start a war allowed to just fly around in his private jets?!!?!?

  13. its easy to see the country is doomed, because people are relying on Joe Biden and his cronies to save them from fascism, there is no real left wing, just people masturbating on social media. Im sure glad I dont live there.

  14. Idc what’s going on, Democracy Now gonna bring the facts & receipts to the table!! Thank you!

  15. There are members of Donald Trump staff and his inner circle that should also be held accountable for their roles. Afterall, The get-away driver, the planner and the look out man are as guilty as the banker robber.

  16. Bannon's a Harvard grad, right? how smart was this? spelling it all out. but arrogant enough to know this corrupt plan wont matter to the maga trumpers.

  17. Oh Pelosi had her documentary maker daughter there with cameras to catch he whole act, great!

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