Former federal Judge Luttig says Rep. Cheney will end Trump's political career — he won't end hers
Former federal Judge J. Michael Luttig joins Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery” podcast to discuss the ending to the Jan. 6 House committee’s investigation, saying, “The poetic justice of these historic hearings is that the [former] president set out to destroy the January 6th committee and the political careers of its members.” Luttig added, “It will have been Liz Cheney who ended Donald Trump’s political career, not him [ending] hers.”news.yahoo.com
Rep. Liz Cheney, in opening statement, says Trump "is unfit for any office"
At the final public meeting of the House Jan. 6 committee, Rep. Liz Cheney, one of two Republicans on the committee, said the evidence shows law enforcement officers "saved lives and our democracy" that day, and that Donald Trump proved "he is unfit to hold any office." Watch her full opening statement.news.yahoo.com
CBS News obtains audio from Michael Flynn testimony to January 6 committee
CBS News has obtained unreleased audio of the House January 6 select committee's questioning of Ret. Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, in which Rep. Liz Cheney presses him on whether he used his connections to contact high-ranking defense officials ahead of the Capitol riot. Robert Costa reports from Washington.news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 panel eyes recommending 3 criminal charges for Trump
The committee’s deliberations were continuing late Friday, and no decisions were formalized on which specific charges the committee would refer to the Justice Department. The deliberations were confirmed to the AP by a person familiar with the matter who could not discuss the matter publicly by name and spoke on condition of anonymity.news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 committee to issue criminal referrals, chairman says
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will make criminal referrals to the Justice Department as it wraps up its probe and looks to publish a final report by the end of the year, the panel's chairman said Tuesday. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., told reporters that the committee has decided to issue the referrals recommending criminal prosecution, but did not disclose who the targets will be or if former President Donald Trump will be among them. “At this point, there’ll be a separate document coming from me to DOJ,” Thompson told reporters at the Capitol.news.yahoo.com
Liz Cheney seizes on Trump’s call to terminate Constitution
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Sunday condemned former President Trump as “an enemy of the Constitution” after he called for terminating the document over unfounded claims of mass electoral fraud in the 2020 presidential election. “Donald Trump believes we should terminate ‘all rules, regulations and articles, even those found in the Constitution’ to overturn the…news.yahoo.com
GOP’s Liz Cheney endorses Michigan Democrat Elissa Slotkin in a first
By THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated PressRepublican Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday endorsed and plans to campaign for Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, the first time that the critic of former President Donald Trump who lost her GOP primary has crossed party lines to formally support a Democrat. RELATED: Elissa Slotkin, Tom Barrett MI-07 congressional fight expected to be a nail-biterSlotkin is competing against Republican state Sen. Tom Barrett in Michigan’s 7th Congressional District. Cheney and Slotkin serve on the House Armed Services Committee, but their shared background in the federal government goes back further. Both have been vocal critics of House Republicans who have sought to downplay the siege of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. “I have come to know Elissa as a good and honorable public servant,” Cheney said in a statement included in the Slotkin campaign’s announcement.mlive.com
Kevin McCarthy, who Liz Cheney called the 'leader of the pro-Putin wing' of the GOP, has developed a reputation for desperate power grabs: 'he's willing to sacrifice everything for his own political g
The House minority leader last week suggested limiting the amount of aid sent to Ukraine if the GOP takes control of the House in November's election.news.yahoo.com
Cheney: 1/6 panel won't let Trump turn testimony into circus
The House committee investigating the Capitol riot won’t give Donald Trump the chance to turn a possible live TV appearance of his subpoenaed testimony into a “circus” and “food fight” as lawmakers try to ensure he complies with their demands.
Jan. 6 panel issues subpoena to Trump, demands he testify
By FARNOUSH AMIRI and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol issued a subpoena Friday to Donald Trump, exercising its subpoena power against the former president who lawmakers say is the “central cause” of a coordinated, multi-part effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The nine-member panel issued a letter to Trump’s lawyers, demanding his testimony under oath by Nov. 14 and outlining a request for a series of corresponding documents, including personal communications between the former president and members of Congress as well as extremist groups. “We recognize that a subpoena to a former President is a significant and historic action,” Chairman Bennie Thompson and Vice Chair Liz Cheney wrote in the letter to Trump. “We do not take this action lightly.”It is unclear how Trump and his legal team will respond to the subpoena.mlive.com
Jan. 6 takeaways: Subpoena for Trump, warnings for democracy
The House Jan. 6 committee has taken the extraordinary action of subpoenaing former President Donald Trump as it issued a stark warning in its final public hearing before the midterm election: The future of the nation’s democracy is at stake.
House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over Jan. 6 insurrection face primaries elections
Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer, who witnessed the Capitol riot days after taking office in 2021 and then cast one of the 10 Republican votes to impeach Donald Trump over the attack, has lost his reelection bid.
Jan. 6 panel deepens probe to Trump Cabinet, awaits Thomas
The House Jan. 6 committee plans to interview more former Cabinet secretaries and is prepared to subpoena conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, who’s married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, as part of its investigation of the Capitol riot and Donald Trump’s role.
Jan. 6 probes: What's next for Congress, criminal cases
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol has wrapped up its public hearings — each featuring revelatory details about the day of violence itself or the weeks of efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 election.