Trump spread claims of election fraud debunked by his own legal team, Jan. 6 panel says

In second hearing, U.S. House Select Committee argued that first step of Trump’s multipart plan was to sow doubt about integrity of 2020 election

By: - June 13, 2022 4:28 pm
House January 6th Select Committee Holds Its Second Hearing

(L-R) Election attorney Benjamin Ginsberg, BJay Pak, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, and Al Schmidt, former Philadelphia City Commissioner, testify during a hearing by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol in the Cannon House Office Building on June 13, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The bipartisan committee, which has been gathering evidence for almost a year related to the January 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol, will present its findings in a series of televised hearings. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.