A high-ranking aide in former President Donald Trump’s administration is set to testify in a surprise hearing of the Jan. 6 committee on Tuesday.
Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide of Trump former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, is expected to appear and testify at the ongoing committee hearings regarding the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Hutchinson’s position as a high-ranking aide under Meadows has excited many hoping for insider information on the events of the riots from the perspective of the West Wing.
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Rumors of Hutchinson’s appearance before the Jan. 6 committee began after it was announced Monday that the committee will hold a hearing 1 p.m. ET Tuesday to reveal “recently obtained evidence,” in an unexpected move after the committee planned to push hearings until July.
A press release from the committee did not detail what that evidence will be or what witnesses may be present.
Former Justice Department officials detailed in a Jan. 6 committee hearing Thursday then-President Donald Trump’s relentless campaign to overturn the 2020 election, which almost led to mass resignations.
JAN. 6 COMMITTEE HEARINGS DETAILS TRUMP MEETING WHERE DOJ OFFICIALS THREATENED MASS RESIGNATIONS
Testimony centered on a dramatic Jan. 3 Oval Office meeting in which Trump was considering firing former acting Attorney General Jeff Rosen in favor of ex-DOJ official Jeffrey Clark.
Notably, Clark was pushing extremely hard for the DOJ to send a letter encouraging state governments to send alternative slates of electors to Washington, D.C.
Fox News’ Tyler Olson contributed to this report.
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