• When to watch today's January 6 committee hearing on Trump pressuring the Justice Department

    11 days ago - By Bésame

    By ERIC TUCKER | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON - The Jan. 6 committee will hear from former Justice Department officials who faced down a relentless pressure campaign from Donald Trump over the 2020 presidential election results while suppressing a bizarre challenge from within their own ranks.
    The hearing Thursday will bring attention to a memorably turbulent stretch at the department as Trump in his final days in office sought to bend to his will a law enforcement agency that has long cherished its independence from the White House. The testimony is aimed at showing how Trump not only...
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  • What to watch for in Thursday's January 6 committee hearing

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    Thursday's hearing before the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection turns the panel's focus toward how former President Donald Trump tried to use the Justice Department to bolster his attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
    Three top officials who led the Justice Department in the final days of the Trump administration will testify at Thursday's hearing at 3pm ET about how the then-President and his allies sought to enlist the department to give their baseless fraud allegations credibility and how Trump considered replacing the acting attorney...
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