Jan 6 select committee

Anonymous DHS IG Staffers Call For Biden To Fire Inspector General Plagued By Controversy
Timeline: What We Know About The Missing Secret Service Text Messages From Jan. 6
Where Things Stand: Pence’s Strategic Toe-Dipping
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Former Vice President Mike Pence is walking a sort of unprecedented fine line — saying a bunch of stuff that’s just subtly enough at odds with Trump that he makes headlines, but not so harsh in breaking with Trump that he Cheneys himself.

At least two of his remarks today provided an excellent example of this.

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Where Things Stand: More FBI Activity Surrounding Perry
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There’s a lot going on in the world of Trump investigations this week, but I wanted to catch you up on some details surrounding additional FBI activity in Pennsylvania. At the center of it, it seems, is Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA).

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Report: Hutchinson Cooperated With The DOJ’s Jan. 6 Investigation
Jan. 6 Hearing #7 Was All Over The Place
Listen to TPM's Twitter Space to make sense of it

One of the highlights of today’s Jan. 6 Committee hearing was a text exchange between Kylie Jane Kremer, an Ellipse rally organizer, and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. In the text Kremer said to Lindell, “we are having a second stage at the Supreme Court again after the Ellipse.”

You may remember Josh Kovensky had the scoop on the story of a second planned rally outside SCOTUS back in December. You can read that TPM exclusive here.

Learn about this confirmation and more in a new Twitter Space conversation between Josh Kovensky and Matt Shuham, where they make sense of today’s hearing. Listen below and follow us on Twitter @TPM to tune in to the next live chat:


‘New Lows’: Kinzinger Posts Audio Of Violent Threats His Interns Have Had To Field For Him
Listen To This: The Committee And The Court

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss the latest Jan. 6 committee hearing and the Supreme Court’s decision ending the constitutional right to an abortion.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

A Rundown Of Trump’s Tantrums On And Before Jan. 6, According To Ex-Meadows Aide
Where Things Stand: DOJ Now Appears Focused On Fake Electors Who Got Wrapped Up In Coup Plot
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A new report in the Washington Post today indicates the Justice Department might be expanding the scope of its focus on the fake Trump electors scheme, zeroing in on the people involved in the plot who may have intended to follow through or tried to follow through with the scheme.

Previous reports have revealed the DOJ was looking at the fake electors plot, but the bureau was reportedly mostly in talks with people who sounded the alarm about the scheme — which was a key layer of MAGAland’s campaign to keep Trump in power despite losing the election.

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