There is a smoking gun proving Trump knew he lost
Written by his "body man," signed by Trump himself, it's right there in black and white
Details, details, details and even more details. That’s what we got from the 1/6 Committee’s final hearing today. Members of the committee were called on, one by one, to give opening statements essentially summing up what we have learned so far. Each member explored a different aspect of the committee’s long investigation, at times adding new information the committee had developed since its last hearing.
All the stuff committee members reminded us about today was based on testimony by witnesses and other evidence the committee had been able to gather. They really drilled down on testimony given by White House and campaign aides who had told Trump repeatedly that he lost the election way back in November of 2020; some aides even testified that Trump appeared to acknowledge that fact, although none were able to present documentary evidence because of Trump’s life-long allergy to saying anything in texts, emails, or in writing that could later get him in trouble.
This was part of the committee’s effort to show that throughout the months of November and December of 2020, right up until January 6th itself, Trump had known he was lying about the election having been stolen from him, thus all his attempts to overturn the results of the election were nothing but a naked grab at power. He knew he lost, but he wanted to remain as president anyway. But as before, the committee lacked a so-called smoking gun proving it.
They’ve got one now, however. It turns out there is a document proving that Trump knew he lost the election.
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