Ivanka Trump told the Democrat-led January 6 Committee that she had “accepted” her father’s loss to Joe Biden
Ivanka Trump stated to the Democrat-run Committee investigating the Jan 6, 2021 riot at Capitol Hill that she “accepted” former Attorney General Bill Barr’s statement that Donald Trump’s claims of 2020 election fraud were “bulls**t.”
“I respect Attorney General Barr. So I accepted what he was saying,”Trump stated that she was an advisor to her dad in a video deposition, which was shown at the hearing by Liz Cheney, a Republican opponent.
Barr issued a statement stating that there was no fraud evidence sufficient to support Joe Biden’s victory in 2020. This came a month after the election. Barr testified before the January 6 Committee that he was aware of “made it clear” to Trump in late 2020 that he considered the then-president’s claims “bulls**t,”And that he “did not want to be a part of it.”
Following his daughter’s testimony, Trump posted his response on Truth Social, his own social media platform.
“Ivanka Trump was not involved in looking at, or studying, Election results,”He uploaded Friday morning. “She had long since checked out and was, in my opinion, only trying to be respectful to Bill Barr and his position as Attorney General (he sucked!).”
Trump accused Democrats in the days and weeks following the 2020 election of being liars. “rigging”He was defeated in 2020 by fraudulent mail-in ballots, pausing to count key swing states before returning late at night. “dumps”Biden received a majority of the votes. After these, Biden surged from behind. “dumps”Multiple lawsuits brought by Trump’s campaign failed to support his fraud claims.
Trump again restated these claims of fraud at a speech in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021, immediately before a crowd of his supporters entered the US Capitol, briefly halting the certification of Joe Biden’s electoral victory.
Although the purpose of the January 6, Committee was to “investigate and report upon the facts, circumstances, and causes”Its website describes the riot as an affray. “domestic terrorist attack,” “one of the darkest days of our democracy,”Many of the members publicly blame Trump for the violence.
Elise Stefanik (House Republican Conference Chairwoman) has charged the committee with running a “partisan political witch hunt,”Trump issued a statement Wednesday praising the hearings.
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“The Unselect Committee didn’t spend one minute studying the reason that people went to Washington, DC, in massive numbers, far greater than the Fake News Media is willing to report,” he wrote, calling the committee’s members “political thugs.”
The hearings are being covered extensively by the media, but recent polling indicates that American voters care more about gasoline prices and inflation rather than January 6. A recent NBC News poll revealed that 55% of Americans now blame Trump for January 6. “somewhat”Oder “not really”Responsible for the riot.
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