The U.S. Secret Service says it’ll cooperate with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, after a former White House aide on Tuesday claimed she’d heard that Donald Trump lunged at a driver inside a presidential car and demanded that he be taken to the Capitol.
According to reports, agents are prepared to go before Congress to flatly contradict the aide’s story of an enraged Trump determined to get to the Capitol as a security breach was taking place there.
– Read more at NewsMax including a response from President Trump.
Peter Alexander is the NBC News chief White House correspondent.
She was “told.” So this is hearsay. Moreover it makes no sense. Trump jumped out of the BACK SEAT of a giant limo and grabbed the wheel? Anyone who has been driven around in a limo can tell you this is absurd https://t.co/gU4SGq9CFI
— Dinesh D'Souza (@DineshDSouza) June 28, 2022
Secret Service lead and presidential driver are prepared to testify under oath that Trump did NOT grab steering wheel or lunge at agents to drive himself to Capitol on January 6
Secret Services is reportedly prepared to push back against claims that President Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of his presidential vehicle and lunged at Secret Service when agents refused to take him to the Capitol.
Such allegations were made by Cassidy Hutchinson, a former assistant to Mark Meadows, who said she had heard the tale second hand.
Bobby Engel, the lead agent on Trump’s detail, and the presidential driver at the time are prepared to testify under oath to the committee that Hutchinson’s testimony is incorrect, according to multiple news outlets.
– Read more at the Daily Mail
‘Corroboration For That Story Would Be Good’: Tapper Presses Rep. Raskin On New Allegations Against Trump
CNN’s Jake Tapper pressed Democratic Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin on Tuesday about corroborating new allegations made by former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson against former President Donald Trump.
– Read more at the Daily Caller
Bret Baier: Testimony from Meadows aide was ‘very revealing’ and ‘significant’ .
Cassidy Hutchison, former aide to Mark Meadows.