Biden says Jan. 6 hearings important because same pro-Trump forces are ‘at work right this moment’

LOS ANGELES — President Biden on Friday mentioned the Jan. 6 hearings that premiered in Congress late Thursday are important because the general public wants to know that the menace from pro-Trump forces stays actual.

“It’s important the American people understand what truly happened, and to understand that the same forces that led Jan. 6 to remain at work today,” the president mentioned on the port of Los Angeles. 

Mr. Biden mentioned the hearings present that democracy was at stake throughout the riot on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. 

(*6*) Mr. Biden mentioned. “It’s about our democracy itself. That’s what those hearings are about.”

The first Jan. 6 listening to featured unflattering testimony from individuals in former President Donald Trump’s orbit in regards to the ex-president’s function in whipping up supporters, who believed his unproven claims about voter fraud in 2020 and stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

The testimony didn’t say that Mr. Trump believed supporters would storm the constructing. But Democrats are portray an image of his central function in inciting the assault.

Rep. Liz Cheney, Wyoming Republican and member of the Jan. 6 committee, additionally chastised fellow Republicans for staying loyal to Mr. Trump amid testimony from Capitol Police in regards to the violence on that day.

“The insurrection on January 6 [was] one of the darkest chapters in our nation’s history,” Mr. Biden mentioned. “It’s important that the American people understand what truly happened.”

— Jeff Mordock reported from Los Angeles.

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