This post and comment thread are dedicated to the House January 6 Committee hearings scheduled to begin Tuesday July 12, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Please take all comments unrelated to the hearings to a different thread.
The hearings will stream on:
House J6 Committee’s website: https://january6th.house.gov/news/watch-live
House J6 Committee’s YouTube page: https://youtu.be/rrUa0hfG6Lo
C-SPAN’s House J6 hearing page: https://www.c-span.org/video/?521495-1/seventh-hearing-investigation-capitol-attack
C-SPAN’s YouTube page: https://youtu.be/8XNWsLAM1bI
Check PBS for your local affiliate’s stream: https://www.pbs.org/ (see upper right corner)
PBS Newshour stream: https://youtu.be/spJR5Y5_f4c
Twitter is expected to carry multiple live streams (NBC, PBS, Washington Post, Reuters, CSPAN, Bloomberg): https://twitter.com/i/events/1546507157033455617
Broadcast and cable network coverage TBD, check your local broadcast affiliate or cable provider’s lineup.
Twitter accounts live tweeting the hearing:
Marcy’s Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/emptywheel/status/1546903190574071808
Brandi Buchman-DailyKos: https://twitter.com/Brandi_Buchman/status/1546816187996278786
Scott MacFarlane-CBS: https://twitter.com/MacFarlaneNews/status/1546901636249010176
If you know of any other credible source tweeting the coverage, please share a link in comments.
The witnesses scheduled for today’s hearing are:
Jason Van Tatenhove, former media director for the Oath Keepers
Stephen Ayres, defendant charged and convicted for disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds
There may be other witnesses; some may be present only as video clips. Today’s hearing is expected to focus on relationship between messaging by Donald Trump and the reaction of white nationalist groups Oath Keepers and Proud Boys who were key to breaching the Capitol Building on January 6.
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Again, this post is dedicated to the House January 6 Committee and topics addressed in testimony and evidence produced during the hearing.
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Long-time community member harpie isn’t available to participate in the thread here today, but she left two Twitter threads to read in preparation for today’s hearing.
First, from Capitol Hunters:
All: new reporting (link) that Tuesday’s J6C hearing will focus on the response of far-right groups to the “green-light” moment on Dec. 19th. After months of buildup, Trump’s 1:42 AM Tweet lit the fuse for the Capitol attack. 1/https://t.co/2BCHR8bdFdhttps://t.co/LaSlGOJ1tN
— capitolhunters (@capitolhunters) July 11, 2022
Second, from J.J. McNab:
A lot of attention has been paid by the J6 Committee to the Proud Boys’ role that day.
The Oath Keepers’ participation and history are far more interesting.
— JJ MacNab (@jjmacnab) July 11, 2022