January 6 testimony puts Donald Trump in even greater legal peril

January 6 testimony puts Donald Trump in even greater legal peril

January 6 testimony puts Donald Trump in even greater legal peril

Former president and senior aides face exposure over knowledge that supporters were armed and intended to march on Capitol

Donald Trump and his two closest advisers could face widening criminal exposure over the Capitol attack after ex-White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified about their potentially unlawful conduct to the House January 6 select committee at a special hearing on Thursday.

The testimony revolved around the disclosure – one of several major revelations from Hutchinson – that the former president directed supporters to descend on the Capitol even though he knew they were armed and probably intended to cause harm.

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