The damning case against Trump that the Jan. 6 committee has uncovered -- and what comes next

Opinion July 22, 2022 News
The damning case against Trump that the Jan. 6 committee has uncovered -- and what comes next

From CNN | Politics Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN

The prime-time finale of the compelling and highly produced television saga otherwise known as the House January 6 hearings on Thursday presented a horror show of presidential dereliction of duty and a cliffhanger promise to return with even more damaging evidence against Donald Trump in September.

At the outset of this summer's hearings, the select committee faced questions critical to its credibility and its prospects of being one of the few investigatory processes to ever hold Trump to account.

As committee Vice Chair Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, put it after Thursday's extraordinary hearing, "Every American must consider this: Can a President who made the choices Donald Trump made during the violence of January 6 ever be trusted with any position of authority in our great nation again?"

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