Kyle Cheney

Kyle Cheney


Senior legal affairs reporter for @POLITICO with a focus on 1/6 aftermath. Tips: kcheney@politico.com NY ➡️ BOS ➡️ DC

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JUST IN: Bannon and the Jan. 6 select committee have something in common. They both are demanding that DOJ cough up more details about its decision not to charge Meadows and Scavino with contempt of Congress. Read Bannon's new filing here:

The dissenting justices note that majority’s argument about rights “deeply rooted in history” has some potentially expansive implications.

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CONFIRMED: Stop the Steal founder Ali Alexander spent nearly three hours testifying to a DC grand jury. His statement:

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JUST IN: The Jan. 6 committee has scheduled a short-notice hearing to share recently obtained evidence.

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After foreshadowing a two-week break, seems significant they would drop a sudden hearing. Must be time sensitive.

NOTABLE: JeffClark's deputy, Ken Klukowski, pins the genesis of the infamous letter to the states entirely on Clark, "largely dictated or outlined by him," and claims he was led to believe that Rosen and Donoghue would sign it.

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NEWS: A new batch of John Eastman emails from Dec. 2020 shows his advice to state legislators seeking to rescind Joe Biden's electors — including his suggestion that they simply retabulate the popular vote to put Trump on top.

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BREAKING: Judge orders John Eastman to release emails he attempted to withhold from the Jan. 6 committee. "Trump’s plan had worked, it would have permanently ended the peaceful transition of power, undermining American democracy and the Constitution."

JUST IN: A federal appeals court has ruled that the 14th Amendment's bar on insurrectionists holding office may be applied to current/future political candidates.

JUST IN: Select committee releases new details of Loudermilk's tour, showing actual evidence of the guests photographing tunnels/hallways and other details of the complex that the committee says are not typically of interest to tours.

PELOSI exiting election security briefing this morning says administration is “withholding” evidence of foreign election interference, per pool.

! PELOSI says the acting Secretary of Defense "has to answer for where the National Guard was yesterday."

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