Important Reminder: Jan. 6 Public Committee Hearings Start Tonight!

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First Jan 6

Public Committee Hearing
 Thursday, June 9

First Hearing 

  • his Thursday, Jan 9, 2 pm HST
  • All of the major broadcast networks plan to carry the hearing live, as do the major cable news networks, with the exception of Fox News.
  • The New York Times will provide a live video of the hearing at along with live discussion and analysis from Times reporters.
  • The Lincoln Project is paying for The Union to host a hangout session for viewing the hearing.  It’ll be a lively discussion, with channels dedicated to sharing/amplifying social media content, and discussing specific moments of the hearing. And hopefully a special guest or two. RSVP here to join us.
  • Pre-hearing discussions will be offered by network and cable channels starting at 1:00 or 1:30 HST
  • Committee leaders have indicated that the focus on Thursday will be on presenting a complete timeline of the riot, beginning with the 2020 election and extending through the riot itself and its aftermath.
  • The hearing is also likely to highlight the involvement of the Proud Boys, the far-right group whose members played a critical role in the storming of the Capitol. The committee said the witnesses at the session would include Nick Quested, a documentary filmmaker who was embedded with the group in the run-up to Jan. 6, and Caroline Edwards, a Capitol Police officer who was injured at the start of the violence.

Subsequent Hearings

  • The committee’s next hearing is scheduled for Monday, June  at 4 a.m. HST
  • The panel has yet to announce dates and times for subsequent sessions, but it is expected to hold two more next week and others the following week.
  • Future hearings this month are expected to focus on other issues, such as the effort by Mr. Trump to install a loyalist atop the Justice Department, the pressure campaign on Vice President Mike Pence to prevent Congress from certifying the Electoral College count and the way Mr. Trump encouraged supporters — including far-right and militia groups — to come to Washington for the rally on Jan. 6 that immediately preceded the attack.
  • Video will again be available at

Final Report

The committee plans to release its final report in September, ahead of the midterm elections.


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