• We fought Trump pressure, GOP state officials tell 1/6 panel

    14 days ago - By Bésame

    WASHINGTON - The House 1/6 committee outlined on Tuesday Donald Trump's relentless pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election, aiming to show it led to widespread personal threats on the stewards of American democracy - election workers and local officials who fended off the defeated president's efforts.
    The panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack at the U.S. Capitol resumed with a focus on Trump's efforts to undo Joe Biden's victory in the most local way - by leaning on officials in key battleground states to reject ballots outright or to submit alternative electors for the...
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  • 1/6 panel to hear from Raffensperger, others Trump pushed

    14 days ago - By Bésame

    WASHINGTON - The House 1/6 committee is set to hear from the caretakers of American democracy - elections workers and local officials - who fended off Donald Trump's pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election, at times despite frightening personal attacks.
    The hearings investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack at the U.S. Capitol resume Tuesday with a focus on Trump's efforts to undo Joe Biden's victory in the most local way - by leaning on officials in key battleground states to reject ballots outright or to submit alternative electors for the final tally in Congress. The pressure...
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