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Trump Campaign Manager, Ex-State Officials to Headline Jan. 6 Panel's Hearing

Trump Campaign Manager, Ex-State Officials to Headline Jan. 6 Panel's Hearing
Bill Stepien with then-President Donald Trump (AFP via Getty Images)

Sunday, 12 June 2022 06:49 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump's campaign manager and former officials from Atlanta and Philadelphia will testify on Monday to the U.S. congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, the committee said on Sunday.

The House of Representatives Select Committee will hold its second public hearing this month on Monday starting at 10 a.m. EDT, after a blockbuster session on Thursday night featuring testimony showing that close Trump allies — even his daughter Ivanka — rejected his claims of voting fraud.

Monday's hearing, the second of an expected six, will focus on the former Republican president's contention that his defeat by Democrat Joe Biden in the November 2020 election was due to allegations of election fraud.

The first panel of witnesses will include William Stepien, who served as campaign manager for Trump's 2020 campaign, after serving as Trump's White House Director of Political Affairs from 2017 to 2018.

A committee aide declined to comment during a conference call with reporters on Sunday on whether Stepien was testifying because of a subpoena or was expected to be a confrontational witness.

Stepien's firm is now working with Harriet Hageman, a Trump-endorsed candidate running against Representative Liz Cheney, vice chairperson of the Jan. 6 Select Committee, in the Republican primary for Cheney's Wyoming House seat.

Also testifying at the first panel will be Chris Stirewalt, a former political editor of Fox News fired after correctly calling the 2020 presidential election in Arizona for Biden, angering Trump.

The second panel will include conservative Republican election attorney Ben Ginsberg; Byung J. Pak, who resigned as a U.S. attorney in Atlanta as Trump's camp sought to overturn Georgia's election results, and Al Schmidt, who was the only Republican on Philadelphia's elections board and became a target of attacks by Trump after he defended the integrity of the 2020 presidential vote.

Georgia and Pennsylvania were among states that backed Trump in the 2016 election, but fell into Biden's column in 2020. They have been a focus of the assertions of election fraud.

© 2022 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved.


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Former President Donald Trump's campaign manager and former officials from Atlanta and Philadelphia will testify on Monday to the U.S. congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, the committee said on Sunday.
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