Stefan Passantino, who represented Cassidy Hutchinson in the early stages of the House select committee’s investigation, took a leave of absence from his law firm.
Author: Maggie Haberman and Luke Broadwater
John Eastman Proposed Challenging Georgia Senate Elections in Search of Fraud
On the day of President Biden’s inauguration, John Eastman suggested looking for voting irregularities in Georgia — and asked for help being paid the $270,000 he billed the Trump campaign.
Justice Dept. Subpoenas Pat Cipollone, Trump White House Counsel
Mr. Cipollone is the highest-ranking White House official in the lead-up to Jan. 6 who is known to have been called to testify by federal investigators.
Arizona Officials Warned Fake Electors Plan Could ‘Appear Treasonous’
Politicians involved in Donald Trump’s effort to put forth electors to falsely claim he had won Arizona said doing so without first filing a legal challenge could look like a crime.
Emails Reveal Details of Trump Fake Electors Plan
Previously undisclosed communications among Trump campaign aides and outside advisers provide new insight into their efforts to overturn the election in the weeks leading to Jan. 6.
How Lawyer William Olson Pitched Trump on a 2020 Election Plot
The role of William J. Olson in advising the president in late 2020, which has not previously been disclosed, shows how fringe figures were influencing him at a critical time.
Jan. 6 Panel Secures Deal for Cipollone to Be Interviewed
The former White House counsel pushed back on President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election and was in the West Wing to witness his actions on Jan. 6, 2021.
Trump Said to Have Reacted Approvingly to Jan. 6 Chants About Hanging Pence
The House committee investigating the Capitol assault has heard accounts of the former president’s remarks as he watched the riot unfold on television.
Jan. 6 Panel Presses Stephen Miller on Whether Trump Sought to Incite Crowd
In about eight hours of questioning, investigators pressed the former White House aide on former President Donald J. Trump’s use of “we” in his speech to supporters before the riot.
Two Trump White House Lawyers Meet With Jan. 6 Investigators
Pat A. Cipollone, the former White House counsel, and Patrick F. Philbin, who was his deputy, met separately with the panel after the former president authorized them to do so.