Luria stated on Sunday that there can be folks included within the listening to whose testimony has not been featured up to now.
“I’ll inform you that individuals who have been within the White Home, individuals who have been near the president, and likewise individuals who had perception into the actions that have been happening within the number of ways in which they have been attempting to regulate the violence and cease what was taking place on the Capitol,” Luria stated.
The committee will use the brand new witnesses to attach the dots of Trump’s whereabouts and actions on Jan. 6, 2021, when a mob of the then-president’s supporters stormed the Capitol in an try and cease the certification of Joe Biden’s win within the 2020 election. The panel in its public hearings has closely relied on witness testimony and visible proof — together with images, movies and social media posts — as an example Trump’s position in instigating the riot.
Luria stated the panel at Thursday’s listening to would undergo “minute by minute” the timeframe of what Trump was doing throughout the riot.
“He didn’t act. He had an obligation to behave. So, we’ll handle that in loads of element,” she stated. “And from that, we’ll construct on the knowledge that we offered within the earlier hearings.”
The Virginia Democrat additionally stated the committee would “resolve” whether or not the Secret Service deleted textual content messages from Jan. 6 amid studies that the Division of Homeland Safety’s inspector basic found lacking texts. The committee on Friday subpoenaed the Secret Service following the revelation.
“An company that was such a key a part of a essential occasion in our historical past, one would assume that they had performed every part potential to protect these information, to research them to find out what sort of issues went proper or went unsuitable that day of their practices and procedures,” Luria stated. “And we’re trying into this. That’s why we’re subpoenaing them.”
Although Thursday’s occasion is the final scheduled listening to, Luria stated that the investigation was ramping up and that this was not the final the general public would hear from the committee. She stated the panel is receiving new info on daily basis that it’s going to relay to the general public, whether or not within the type of hearings or “different strategies to current the proof.”
“Now we have a accountability to current the issues that we’ve uncovered,” she stated. “And we’re speaking about how one of the best ways to try this is transferring ahead after this listening to.”