Jan. 6 hearing features top White House aide

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WASHINGTON (NewsNation) — The House prime committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot astatine the U.S. Capitol is expected to perceive from a apical adjutant successful erstwhile President Donald Trump’s White House.

Cassidy Hutchinson, who is expected to attest astatine the astonishment proceeding Tuesday, is simply a captious witnesser successful the sweeping probe into the Jan. 6, 2021 attack, a idiosyncratic acquainted with the substance told The Associated Press.

Hutchinson, a peculiar adjunct and adjutant to Trump’s main of staff, Mark Meadows, has already provided a trove of accusation to the committee and its investigators and sat for aggregate interviews down closed doors.

The House sheet has not explained wherefore it abruptly scheduled the 1 p.m. proceeding arsenic lawmakers were distant from Washington connected a two-week recess. The committee had said past week that determination would beryllium nary much hearings until July. This is the 5th televised nationalist proceeding investigating the insurrection astatine the Capitol.

The precise taxable of Tuesday’s proceeding remained unclear, but the panel’s announcement Monday said it would beryllium “to contiguous precocious obtained grounds and person witnesser testimony.” A spokesperson for the sheet declined to elaborate and Hutchinson’s lawyer did not instantly respond to emails seeking comment.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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