The only reason to ask for a pardon is “because you think you’ve committed a crime,” noted Rep. Adam Kinzinger.
Trump is now blaming Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for the thrashing Trump has absorbed in these hearings.
Johnson said his staffer “did the right thing” in trying to forward fake electors to former Vice President Mike Pence.
In yesterday’s hearings, two former Georgia election workers described the terrifying harassment they endured.
The investigation in Georgia could “send Trump to prison,” former federal prosecutor Nick Akerman said.
The former president also refused to acknowledge any responsibility for the violence that happened on January 6, 2021.
Since 2020, Trump’s campaign has paid over $12.6 million to organizers of the rally that preceded the Capitol attack.
Even if Trump actually believed the false claims, his worries do not justify his actions, two legal experts say.
Thursday’s top surprise was the fact that Trump lawyer John Eastman sought a pardon by way of Rudy Giuliani.
The video contradicts claims made by Rep. Barry Loudermilk that his tour didn’t include people involved in the attack.