Jan. 6 hearing will concentrate on Trump’s pressure on Georgia’s Raffensperger, others to reverse 2020 election

Jan. 6 hearing will focus on Trump's pressure on Georgia's Raffensperger, others to overturn 2020 election

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The House choose committee examining theJan 6 Capitol riot on Tuesday is set to demonstrate how previous President Donald Trump leaned on state authorities to assist reverse his loss in the 2020 election.

The committee’s 4th public hearing, slated to begin at 1 p.m. ET, will concentrate on how that pressure project by Trump and his allies played out in Arizona and Georgia, 2 swing states that were crucial to President Joe Biden’s success in 2020.

The hearing will information how Trump “corruptly pressured state legislators and election officials to change election results,” Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo, stated previously this month. Committee assistants stated the hearing will likewise explore an “unprecedented scheme” by the Trump project to send incorrect alternate slates of electors.

The panel will hear in-person statement from 4 state authorities who were targeted as part of those efforts. They are: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger– whom Trump pressured to “find” votes in a dripped telephone call– and his chief running officer, Gabriel Sterling; Republican Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers; and Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss, a previous Georgia election employee who was targeted with death dangers and harassment after being implicated of scams.

Tuesday’s discussion will be led byRep Adam Schiff, D-Calif, among the 9 members of the choose panel and Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee who is a routine target of Trump’s ire.

(The hearing is set up to begin at 1 p.m. ET. Please revitalize the page if the video above isn’t playing already.)

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