Cassidy Hutchinson is cooperating with the DOJ in January 6 criminal probe

Cassidy Hutchinson is cooperating with the DOJ in January 6 criminal probe: Mark Meadows aide turned star witness is talking to prosecutors as investigation turns to Trump’s actions, reports claimCassidy Hutchinson, the break-out star of the January 6 hearings, is also cooperating with the Department of Justice’s probe on the Capitol attack ABC News reported Wednsday on Hutchinson’s involvement, reporting the former Mark Meadows aide recently aided the ongoing probe Investigators reached out to Hutchinson following her public testimony to the House select committee in late June The Washington Post reported Tuesday that the DOJ is looking into former President Donald Trump’s as part of the criminal probe In addition, the paper reported that investigators had gotten their hands on Meadows’ phone recordsOther witnesses who testified before a grand jury include former Vice President Mike Pence’s Ex-Chief of Staff Marc Short and attorney Greg Jacob 

Cassidy Hutchinson, the break-out star of the January 6 hearings, is also cooperating with the Department of Justice’s investigation surrounding the Capitol attack.

ABC News reported Wednsday on Hutchinson’s involvement, reporting the former aide to White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has recently aided the ongoing probe. 

Investigators reached out to Hutchinson following her public testimony to the House select committee in late June. 

The extent of her involvement wasn’t known. 

Hutchinson is the latest figure to be linked to the DOJ investigation, which is separate from the work the House select committee is doing. 

On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that investigators are looking into former President Donald Trump’s actions in relation to January 6 as part of the criminal probe. 

Cassidy Hutchinson, the break-out star of the January 6 hearings, is also cooperating with the Department of Justice's investigation surrounding the Capitol attack

Cassidy Hutchinson, the break-out star of the January 6 hearings, is also cooperating with the Department of Justice’s investigation surrounding the Capitol attack

Sources told the paper that federal prosecutors have interviewed witnesses before a grand jury and asked them about conversations between Trump, his lawyers and members of his inner circle regarding a plot to replace Electoral College members with pro-Trump alternate electors in states President Joe Biden won.

Prosecutors have asked detailed questions about meetings Trump held in December 2020 and January 2021, gathering information on his campaign to pressure Vice President Mike Pence to overturn the election results, and what instructions – if any – Trump gave his team about the fake electors scheme. 

In addition, the paper reported that investigators had gotten their hands on Meadows’ phone records. 

On Monday, ABC News reported that Pence’s former Chief of Staff Marc Short was spotted leaving D.C. District Court on Friday, alongside his lawyer. 

Sources told the network that Short testified before a grand jury, compelled by a subpoena, as part of the DOJ’s probe. 

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that the Department of Justice is looking into former President Donald Trump's conduct in relation to January 6 as part of its ongoing criminal probe

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that the Department of Justice is looking into former President Donald Trump’s conduct in relation to January 6 as part of its ongoing criminal probe

Additionally, Pence lawyer Greg Jacob also appeared before a grand jury, The Post said. 

Hutchinson, who worked in the West Wing under Meadows, testified about Trump’s behavior as he sought to overturn the 2020 election.

She testified that Trump wanted to join the pro-MAGA crowd at the U.S. Capitol. 

That crowd ambushed the Capitol and fought with law enforcement for hours on January 6, threatening the lives of Vice President Mike Pence and members of Congress. 

In the hours beforehand, Hutchinson testified that Trump tried to grab the SUV’s wheel and ‘lunged’ at a security official, when told by Secret Service agents they were taking him back to the White House, after he delivered his speech on the Ellipse, and not to Capitol Hill.  

She also recounted how she saw the aftermath of Trump throwing his food, after learning that then Attorney General Bill Barr had told the Associated Press there was no evidence of widespread election fraud. 

Hutchinson testified that a valet motioned her into the White House dining room ‘and then pointed toward the front of the room near the fireplace mantel and the TV.’ 

‘Where I first noticed there was ketchup dripping down the wall. And there’s a shattered porcelain plate on the floor,’ she said. ‘The valet had articulated that the president was extremely angry at the attorney general’s AP interview and had thrown his lunch against the wall.’  

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