7 takeaways from the fourth day of the January 6 hearings
June 21, 2022 at 20:14
an investigator with the committee asked McDaniel, according to video of her testimony played during the hearing.
The Arizona House speaker also testified that Giuliani acknowledged what he was proposing had never been done before but continued to push him anyway.
They also described the threats and pressure they faced from Trump supporters who believed his election lies and protested outside their homes and offices, and bombarded them with calls and text messages.
Rusty Bowers, Arizona House Speaker, testifies during Tuesday's hearing on the January 6th investigation in the Cannon House Office Buildingin Washington, DC.
Under questioning from Schiff, Bowers confirmed that he "did have a conversation with the president, but that certainly isn't it."
"There are parts of it that are true, but there are parts of it that are not," Bowers said of Trump's statement.
Trump's attempts to overturn the 2020 election -- that's precisely what Schiff warned about during Trump's first impeachment trial, where he was acquitted.
That trial was all about Trump's efforts to undermine the integrity of the election by soliciting foreign interference.
These January 6 hearings are all about exposing Trump's efforts to enlist fellow Americans in his campaign to subvert the results.
But the emotional and deeply personal testimony from Moss and Freeman flipped the script, and showed human toll of Trump's lies.
They described in devastatingly terms how Trump's lies essentially destroyed their lives.
Her mother said she gets "nervous when I have to give food orders," because someone who believes Trump's lies might recognize her name.