Capitol attack panel faces pivotal moment as Trump allies stonewall

Posted on AllSides October 29th, 2021
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The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack is confronting a pivotal moment as resistance from top Trump administration aides threatens to undermine their efforts to uncover the extent of the former president’s involvement in the 6 January insurrection.

The select committee remains in the evidence-gathering phase of the investigation that now encompasses at least five different lines of inquiry from whether Donald Trump abused the presidency to reinstall himself in office or coordinated with far-right rally organizers.

But unless House investigators can secure a breakthrough to obtain documents and testimony from Trump’s White...

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