‘I didn’t even know what an elector was’: FBI served Michigan ‘Trump electors’ with federal subpoenas
Federal agents have been serving subpoenas to the 16 people who signed their names as fake electors for former President Donald Trump in an attempt to give Michigan’s electoral votes to Trump instead of President Joe Biden, who won the state.
Hearing on Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill continues
Local 4 is monitoring Thursday’s house hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill. Today’s focus has been on how former President Donald Trump tried to use the justice department to help him overturn the 2020 Presidential Election. The hearing kicked off just after 3 p.m.
Michigan fake pro-Trump electors subpoenaed by US House panel
The chairperson and secretary of a group of 16 Michigan Republicans who signed a false certificate claiming Donald Trump won Michigan’s electoral votes in the 2020 General Election have been subpoenaed by the U.S. House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack at the Capitol.
Michigan Rep. Haley Stevens discusses new Trump impeachment push
Congress is again set to take up an article of impeachment against President Trump. Michigan Democratic Rep. Haley Stevens (11th District) spoke with Local 4 on Monday morning to discuss the steps lawmakers are taking this week. We are aware that the Cabinet met to explore invoking the 25th Amendment late into the night on Wednesday, Jan. 6. If he doesn’t, we are going to move forward with impeachment,” said Stevens. Read more: What is the 25th Amendment and how does it work?
‘They didn’t care if they hurt people’ -- Michigan lawmakers react to deadly DC riots
DETROIT – Michigan members of Congress shared details of the violent and deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol Building Wednesday. READ: Michigan lawmakers respond to deadly siege on US Capitol BuildingMembers of Congress continue to reel from the insurrection on Capitol Hill as stories of fear, chaos and bravery have come out. Bill Huizenga was one of them trying to take benches to try and secure the chamber,” said Rep. Debbie Dingell. “I started seeing clips and began to realize that there were mobs that didn’t care if they hurt people or damaged people,” Dingell recalled. Michigan officials are calling for the removal of Maddock and any representative who participated in the violence.
Michigan lawmakers respond to deadly siege on US Capitol Building
DETROIT – Some Michigan lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office as they recount the terrifying moments when they were told to hide and find shelter. READ: Michigan lawmakers call on Pence to invoke 25th Amendment to remove Trump from officeThe deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol Building took place while the entire Congress was on their respective floors. Sen. Debbie Stabenow described the chaos and confusion Thursday morning and said many staffers were visibly upset after reaching a secure location. Related: Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell on Capitol riot: ‘They were attacking what is the symbol of our country and our democracy’“They opened some back doors and -- without telling us exactly what was happening -- they started yelling ‘Go go go go go!’” Stabenow recalled. Related: Michigan GOP Rep. Lisa McClain describes situation inside U.S. CapitolMore coverage
Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell on Capitol riot: ‘They were attacking what is the symbol of our country and our democracy’
Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) has offered a description of what is was like to be in the U.S. House chambers on Wednesday when pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol building. “They were attacking the symbol of our country and our democracy, and we have to fight for it.”Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan gives @SavannahGuthrie a firsthand account of what it was like inside the Capitol as pro-Trump rioters broke in on Wednesday afternoon. You saw law enforcement obviously engaged on the floor. You saw law enforcement then -- their protection detail -- take leadership very quickly off of the floor. “They were attacking what is the symbol of our country and our democracy, and we have to fight for it, all of us ...