Cassidy Hutchinson’s bombshell testimony before the January 6 committee contained many new details about Donald Trump’s conduct during the riots. Some of her claims have been disputed. Many others have not yet been even contested. But if the president’s allies don’t want her testimony to stand, someone close to him is going to have to testify.

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  1. HeavyWater Reagan
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    Another great podcast.  Will Trump actually be charged with a crime here?

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  2. Stephen Richter Member
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    Such a disconnect between the establishment and regular people.   Jan 6 was a protest. It got rowdy – big deal.  Much more important that the people were heard.   Whatever Trump did to encourage the protest is a good thing.  Again, protesting is good.   The establishment has no right to imprison the working class protesters in this case.

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  3. mildlyo Member
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    The unaddressed allegation you are ignoring is this: if the 2020 election turns out to have been so badly executed as to be unbelievable, then what does any of this mean?

    I saw a lot of demonstrations with flags and 2000mules signs on the drive home today. We are still a day away from the fourth of July Holliday. I wonder what the weekend will bring.

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  4. Franz Drumlin Member
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    Stephen Richter (View Comment):

    Such a disconnect between the establishment and regular people. Jan 6 was a protest. It got rowdy – big deal. Much more important that the people were heard. Whatever Trump did to encourage the protest is a good thing. Again, protesting is good. The establishment has no right to imprison the working class protesters in this case.

    A protest that got rowdy? Isn’t this just another way of saying the protests were “mostly peaceful.” Like the Left during the violent summer of 2020 you’re telling me not to believe my lying eyes.

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  5. Stephen Richter Member
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    Franz Drumlin (View Comment):

    Stephen Richter (View Comment):

    Such a disconnect between the establishment and regular people. Jan 6 was a protest. It got rowdy – big deal. Much more important that the people were heard. Whatever Trump did to encourage the protest is a good thing. Again, protesting is good. The establishment has no right to imprison the working class protesters in this case.

    A protest that got rowdy? Isn’t this just another way of saying the protests were “mostly peaceful.” Like the Left during the violent summer of 2020 you’re telling me not to believe my lying eyes.

    big difference between destroying private property, attacking motorists and breaching security lines and breaking into a government building. 
    The Jan 6 protest was that – a protest.   By the end of the day it was over.  The establishment is calling it an insurrection. They have imprisoned working class republicans on that basis.   The establishment of the republican party, even this web site is barely pushing back on the false “insurrection” narrative.  

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  6. Stephen Richter Member
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    mildlyo (View Comment):

    The unaddressed allegation you are ignoring is this: if the 2020 election turns out to have been so badly executed as to be unbelievable, then what does any of this mean?

    I saw a lot of demonstrations with flags and 2000mules signs on the drive home today. We are still a day away from the fourth of July Holliday. I wonder what the weekend will bring.

    people know in their gut that the election system no longer works. Kind of like a wisdom of crowds thing.  They just cannot pinpoint where the fraud occurs and how to fix it. For this, blame republican media sites like ricochet, WSJ and National Review.  Professional journalists are not writing enough about the soundness of the election system – pro and con. 

    Big problem with elections is absentee voting and party funded get out the vote activity.  The well funded party can now hire professionals to approach each voter and “encourage” them to cast an absentee ballot.   What the party is allowed to do in terms of getting a person to cast a vote – I am not sure.  Can the party operative hand a ballot to a voter, wait for them to complete it, then bring that completed ballot back to the polling station?  Journalists should be writing about the extent of get out the vote efforts. By both parties.

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  7. Franz Drumlin Member
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    Stephen Richter (View Comment):
    The Jan 6 protest was that – a protest.

    I was not there but five deaths and property damage worth more than 2.73 million dollars lines up pretty well with what I saw on TV that day. It was “wild,” as its instigator promised (or hoped) it would be.

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  8. Stephen Richter Member
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    Franz Drumlin (View Comment):

    Stephen Richter (View Comment):
    The Jan 6 protest was that – a protest.

    I was not there but five deaths and property damage worth more than 2.73 million dollars lines up pretty well with what I saw on TV that day. It was “wild,” as its instigator promised (or hoped) it would be.

    Other than Ashli I dispute the deaths. Especially dispute them as caused by the protesters.   More caused by poor police crowd control.

    But the main point is it was a protest.  Which is 1st amendment constitutionally protected activity.  The people have the right to petition government for redress of grievances.   Where better to petition but the capitol building?

    All of this nonsense investigation is supposed on the idea that Jan 6 was an insurrection.  That Trump was plotting a coup to stay in power.  The working class republicans in prison today are political prisoners. They were charged and convicted to prove this wider charge against Trump.    The republican establishment are cowards and are betraying their people by not defending them.

     

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