Secrets Explode at Jan. 6 Hearing
More classified national security-related information expected in July
As shocking as former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony was during a hastily scheduled extra hearing of the January 6th Committee on Tuesday, another intriguing issue emerged in an exchange two members of the panel had with reporters just after the session concluded.
Rep. Jamie Raskin, (D-Md.), the committee’s constitutional scholar, was asked whether there was a classified national security angle the panel was wrangling with.
“No comment,” he said.
Moments later, another commission member, Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fl.), was also asked about a Tuesday morning meeting the panel was said to have held in a Secure Compartmented Information Facility, or SCIF, in the basement of the U.S. Capitol grounds. Murphy also refused to answer.
Of course, multiple national security threats did emerge on Jan. 6, 2021, according to Hutchinson’s riveting testimony. She related how then-President Trump, his chief of staff, Mark Meadows, and others had prior knowledge of pla…
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