In Jan. 6 Hearings, Gender Divide Has Been Strong Undercurrent

An investigation that has revealed grave threats to democracy, plotted and carried out mostly by men, has a heavily female cast of narrators who have paid a public price for speaking out.

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Liz Cheney, Front and Center in the Jan. 6 Hearings, Pursues a Mission

“I believe this is the most important thing I’ve ever done professionally,” she said, “and maybe the most important thing I ever do.”

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Jan. 6 Panel to Dissect Trump’s 187 Minutes of Inaction During Riot

The House committee investigating the attack announced it would hold its next hearing on Thursday in prime time. It was not clear whether it would be the summer finale, as once expected.

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Secret Service Text Messages Around Jan. 6 Were Erased, Inspector General Says

The disclosure drew concern from the House committee investigating the attack, which has heard testimony that President Donald J. Trump wanted agents to take him to the Capitol that day.

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Hutchinson Testimony Jolts Justice Dept. to Discuss Trump’s Conduct More Openly

A key witness’s account helped accelerate a shift in the agency’s inquiry: Overt talk about Mr. Trump and his behavior had been rare, except as a motive for the actions of others.

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Merrick Garland Should Investigate Trump’s 2020 Election Schemes as a ‘Hub and Spoke’ Conspiracy

The Justice Department needs to rethink its approach.

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Cassidy Hutchinson: Why the Jan. 6 Committee Rushed Her Testimony

Sequestered with family and security, Ms. Hutchinson, 26, has in the process developed an unlikely bond with Representative Liz Cheney, the panel’s vice chairwoman.

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It’s July 4, 2022, and Somehow We Are Still Talking About Trump

Biden can’t possibly like the chatter about him, either.

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New Insights Into Trump’s State of Mind on Jan. 6 Chip Away at Doubts

Former President Donald J. Trump has weathered scandals by keeping his intentions under wraps, but recent testimony paints a stark portrait of a man willing to do almost anything to hang onto power.

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Jan. 6 Witness Anthony Ornato Is at the Center of a Battle Over Credibility

Mr. Ornato, who was Donald Trump’s deputy chief of staff for operations, has become a key figure in a dispute over testimony from the Jan. 6 committee’s star witness.

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The 20-Somethings Who Help the 70-Somethings Run Washington

The story of Cassidy Hutchinson, who became the first Trump White House aide to testify publicly in the Jan. 6 inquiry, showed the outsize influence of youngsters in the nation’s capital.

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Trump Group Pays for Jan. 6 Lawyers, Raising Concerns of Witness Pressure

The former president’s political organization and allies have paid for or promised to cover legal fees for witnesses, as the House inquiry suggests he is trying to influence testimony.

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Was Jan. 6 Really ‘Un-American’?

Trump’s enduring popularity challenges the country’s ideals.

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Biden Calls Supreme Court Ruling on Roe v. Wade ‘Outrageous Behavior’

The president also said for the first time that he supported ending the filibuster to codify the right to abortion.

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Heated Debate Erupts Over What Happened Inside Trump’s Vehicle on Jan. 6

Explosive testimony by Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide, has raised questions about President Donald J. Trump’s actions on the day of the Capitol riot.

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Jan. 6 Panel Explores Links Between Trump Allies and Extremist Groups

Cassidy Hutchinson, the former White House aide, testified that the former president directed his chief of staff to reach out to Michael Flynn and Roger Stone, who had ties to the Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys.

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‘This Really Changes Things’: Three Opinion Writers on Cassidy Hutchinson’s Jan. 6 Testimony

Bret Stephens and Michelle Cottle answer the question: Should Trump be indicted?

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Key Questions Posed by Cassidy Hutchinson’s Testimony

The former White House aide’s appearance before the House Jan. 6 committee raised a host of issues sure to be topics of further inquiry.

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Cassidy Hutchinson Stuns With Testimony About Trump on Jan. 6

The former White House aide was compared to John Dean, the former counsel to President Richard Nixon, whose public testimony was pivotal in describing his role in Watergate.

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Trump Aides Watch Testimony and Brace for Damage

A “stunning two hours” raises fears of political and legal consequences for the former president.

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Trump Urged Armed Supporters to Capitol, White House Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson told the House committee investigating the riot that President Donald J. Trump did not care about the potential for violence because his supporters were not there to attack him.

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If Only Trump Had Been Stopped From Grabbing America’s Steering Wheel

Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony was a devastating portrait of recklessness and narcissism.

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Donald Trump: A President Untethered

In the final, frenzied days of his administration, Donald J. Trump’s behavior turned increasingly volatile as he smashed dishware and lunged at his own Secret Service agent, according to testimony.

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Cassidy Hutchinson’s Testimony Highlights Legal Risks for Trump

The former White House aide’s revelations about Jan. 6 chipped away at any potential defense that Donald J. Trump was merely expressing well-founded views about election fraud.

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Cassidy Hutchinson Did Her Job

The former aide to Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows reminded Americans about the value of public service.

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A Timeline of the Key Scenes in Cassidy Hutchinson’s Jan. 6 Testimony

The former White House aide provided a fly-on-the-wall account of what former President Donald J. Trump and his top advisers were doing and saying as the attack on the Capitol unfolded.

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Will the Jan. 6 Committee Finally Bring Down the Cult of Trump?

“I don’t f-ing care that they have weapons” — words that should jolt some of his faithful into deprogramming.

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6 Takeaways From Today’s Jan. 6 Hearing

The former White House aide provided crucial insight into what President Donald J. Trump was doing and saying during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and in the days before.

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