Author: Niall Stanage

The Memo: Republican state officials, ex-election worker scorch Trump over election lies

Three Republican state officials and a former Georgia elections worker combined to deliver a coruscating indictment of former President Trump during Tuesday’s hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. Each of the witnesses testified about the threats unleashed upon them as Trump and his team propagated false claims of…

The Memo: Pence struggles to escape Trump’s long shadow

A new, bright spotlight is about to be shone onto the complicated relationship between former President Trump and his former Vice President Mike Pence. The third televised hearing of the House Select Committee on Jan. 6, set for Thursday afternoon, will focus on efforts by Trump and his allies to pressure Pence to help overturn…

The five most dramatic moments from the Jan. 6 hearing 

The first televised hearing of the House Select Committee investigating Jan. 6 took place Thursday evening. The event, carried live on most broadcast networks and cable news channels, lasted almost two hours. The testimony was powerful and often raw. Here are five of the most dramatic moments. Liz Cheney’s remarks Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) has…

The Memo: Democrats raise the stakes before first Jan. 6 hearing

Democrats have ramped up expectations for the first televised hearing of the Jan. 6 committee — and now they have to deliver. The stakes could hardly be higher when the House select committee’s proceedings get underway at 8 p.m. Thursday. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), a member of the committee, promised in April that there would…