White House, Justice aides offer insider accounts of Jan. 6 Capitol attack
House Jan. 6 panel fleshes out details of what happened in Capitol attack through aides in absence of marquee names like Donald Trump and Mike Pence.
– Behind-the-scenes details include several aides urging Donald Trump to make a public statement to end violence.
– Cassidy Hutchinson describes Mark Meadows using encrypted app, burning documents.
– Justice aide Richard Donoghue predicts widespread resignations if Trump ousted attorney general.
Cassidy Hutchinson. Richard Donoghue. Greg Jacob. Benjamin Williamson.
None of these former White House and Justice Department staffers have household names
but that could change with testimony each provided to the House
committee investigating the Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021.
These behind-the-scenes players provided the panel with insight into the run-up to the attack