The 1/6 Committee made a special point in the Executive Summary, noting that Kayleigh McEnany appeared to testify from the point of contention and evaded it.
Kayleigh McEnany served as President Trump’s press secretary on January 6.she
Depositions were taken early in the investigation. McEnany seemed to acknowledge that President Trump: (1) He should have finally instructed his violent supporters to leave the Capitol earlier than he did on January 6th.
(2) The court’s decision should have been respected. (3) It was wrong to publicly claim that Dominion voting machines stole the election.But
Parts of McEnany’s testimony appeared evasive, as if testifying from prepared points. On multiple occasions, McEnany’s testimony did not seem as candid as that of her publicist who testified about what McEnany said.
For example, McEnany objected to the suggestion that when he made his tweet on Jan. 6 at 2:38 p.m. chanted.
But one of her deputies, Sarah Matthews, told the task force that McEnany informed her otherwise. I persuaded him,
“…She said he didn’t want it in. About the mention of peace, they tried to word it differently to get him to agree to include it. It was Ivanka Trump.” Although she agreed to include the phrase “keep the peace” in her tweet, she was initially reluctant to mention peace of any kind. When the task force asked, “Did Ms. McEnany give any explanation for how reluctant the president was to include anything about being at peace?”
Matthews replied: “He just didn’t want to include it, but they made him agree with the ‘keep the peace’ phrasing.” ”
The committee found McEnany’s testimony and
Testimony from Pat Cipollone, Sarah Matthews, Judd Deere and others.
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House Republicans are scrambling to discredit the 1/6 Commission’s report because the Commission had so many witnesses that it was able to confirm its findings.
People like McEnany thought they could get in front of the committee and get around it, but that’s kind of a lie.
Criminal referrals are bad news for them Everyone associated with the Trump White House, If the summary is any indication, those who tried to deceive the Commission will also be black-marked by their names in the historical record.
Jason is the editor-in-chief. He is also a White House press pool and a congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy with a specialization in the social reform movement.
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