Fourth day of House committee hearing on Capitol riots

WASHINGTON (WHEC and NBC News) — The House committee investigating the Capitol riots will hold its fourth public hearing on Tuesday. The committee said the hearing will focus on former President Donald Trump and his allies’ pressure on state officials to overturn Biden’s victories during the 2020 election.

The hearing starts at 1 p.m. and you can watch it live here.

Building on previous hearings, the committee said it will show the intricacies of a scheme that sought to manipulate the electoral vote total to deprive Joe Biden of the majority needed to win.

The panel said it will lay out a central element of the plan: getting Trump supporters in key swing states to submit official-looking certificates claiming they were the legitimate electors, even though Trump had actually lost those states.

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