Former Aide: Trump was Told Protesters Had Weapons on Jan. 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump knew his supporters were carrying guns and weapons on Jan. 6 and intended to join them at the Capitol despite grave warnings.
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That’s according to chilling new testimony about the angry president grabbing at the steering wheel of the presidential SUV and using vulgar language in a desperate attempt to force security aides to let let him join the scene as a mob of rioters was storming the Capitol.
Cassidy Hutchinson, who was White House chief of staff Mark Meadows' top aide, testified Tuesday to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot.