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WATCH: Rep. Cheney presents evidence that Steve Bannon knew what would happen on Jan. 6


Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, one of two Republicans on the Jan. 6 committee, presented evidence on Tuesday that Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, had “advanced knowledge” of the day’s events.

“All hell is going to break loose tomorrow,” she read, quoting Bannon’s words one day ahead of the insurrection that saw pro-Trump rioters storming the Capitol in an effort to stop the presidential electoral vote count.

Cheney’s presented those statements during a meeting on Tuesday evening where members of the committee panel voted to charge Bannon with criminal contempt.

Last week, Bannon defied a request from a committee subpoena demanding he hand over documents and provide testimony on his communications with Trump days before the rioters stormed the Capitol.

Trump also filed a lawsuit last week to block the release of documents requested by the committee.
Cheney asserted that, “Mr. Bannon’s and Mr. Trump’s privilege arguments do appear to reveal one thing, however: They suggest that President Trump was personally involved in the planning and execution of January 6th. And we will get to the bottom of that.”

The committee voted unanimously to charge Bannon with criminal contempt in the brief Oct. 19 meeting.

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