This post and comment thread are dedicated to the House January 6 Committee hearings scheduled to continue today June 13, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Please take all comments unrelated to the hearings to a different thread. Updates will appear at the bottom of this post.
This week’s hearings are expected to tackle these topics:
Monday, June 13 – Trump’s Big Lie
Wednesday, June 15 – The Department of Justice’s role
Thursday, June 16 – Campaign to pressure Mike Pence into breaking election law
The hearings will stream on:
House J6 Committee’s website: https://january6th.house.gov/news/watch-live
House J6 Committee’s YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZ0yNe3cFx4
C-SPAN’s House J6 hearing page: https://www.c-span.org/video/?520282-1/open-testimony-january-6-committee
C-SPAN’s YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/c/C-SPAN/featured
Check PBS for your local affiliate’s stream: https://www.pbs.org/ (see upper right corner)
Twitter is carrying multiple live streams (NBC, PBS, Washington Post, Reuters, CSPAN, Bloomberg): https://twitter.com/i/events/1536343313325821952
MSNBC will carry coverage on their cable network; special coverage has already begun with their Morning Joe program on https://www.msnbc.com/live.
ABC, NBC, CBS will carry the hearings live on broadcast and CNN will carry on its cable network.
Twitter accounts live tweeting today’s hearing (subject to change):
Marcy’s thread: https://twitter.com/emptywheel/status/1536361021564243971
Brandi Buchman-DailyKos: https://twitter.com/Brandi_Buchman/status/1536285741088751616
Scott MacFarlane-CBS: https://twitter.com/MacFarlaneNews/status/1536348494931406850
Jennifer Taub: https://twitter.com/jentaub/status/1536343525398224897
Laura Rozen: https://twitter.com/lrozen/status/1536361217450725376
JustSecurity’s team live tweeting: https://twitter.com/just_security/status/1536338931104550913 (check their feed, they don’t live tweet as frequently or thoroughly as others)
Check also these Twitter accounts for coverage (no live tweet thread established yet):
If you know of any other credible source tweeting the coverage, please share a link in comments.
The original agenda for this hearing:
The Jan. 6 Committee witness list was just announced for 10AM tomorrow:
• Bill Stepien, Ex-Trump Campaign Manager
• Chris Stirewalt, Ex-Fox Political Editor
• BJay Pak, Ex-U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia
• Al Schmidt, Ex-City Commissioner of Philadelphia
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 12, 2022
Shortly after 9:00 a.m. this morning the agenda and hearing timing was changed to reflect Stepien’s omission from the witness lineup due to a family emergency. The hearing’s start time was pushed back a half-hour to 10:30 a.m.; Stepien’s attorney is expected to make a statement.
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ADDER — 10:02 A.M. ET —
Not really an update since the hearing hasn’t started. The Senate Jucidiary Committee Dems have posted a Twitter thread about former US Attorney BJay Pak’s testimony before their committee regarding the demands made to investigate “irregularities” in Atlanta’s 2020 handling of ballots and vote counting.
THIS MORNING 🚨 former U.S. Attorney BJay Pak testifies in the #January6thCommitteeHearings.
This Committee was the first to interview Pak in Summer 2021 about the Big Lie and false claims of election fraud in Georgia.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW before today’s hearing ➡️
— Senate Judiciary Committee (@JudiciaryDems) June 13, 2022
Excellent prep work to read before Pak’s testimony today.
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UPDATE — 12:30 P.M. ET —
Ben Ginsberg, a Republican election law lawyer, has been added as a witness appearing in person before the committee along with the rest of the second panel (i.e., Pak and Schmidt after a 10-minute break).