Thu. Feb 9th, 2023

Donald Trump Jr.’s testimony to the House Jan. 6 committee was officially made public Thursday.

The big picture: Trump Jr.’s testimony was among the latest batch of transcripts released, including those of other people in former President Trump’s orbit, Stephen Miller, Alyssa Farah Griffin and Kimberly Guilfoyle.

  • Dozens of other testimonies — including those of former Trump lawyer John Eastman, far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and former Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin — have been released in recent days.

Details: Per the transcript, Trump Jr. confirmed he texted former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Jan. 6, pleading for Meadows to encourage his father to condemn the violence.

  • Details of the conversation between Meadows and Trump Jr. were previously shared last yearby the Jan. 6 committee, Axios’ Sarah Mucha writes

Read Trump Jr.’s full testimony from the Jan. 6 committee.

Go deeper: Jan. 6 final report alleges Trump engaged in “multi-part conspiracy”


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