10 things you need to know today: January 3, 2022

The Jan. 6 committee says it knows what Trump was doing during the riot, Twitter bans Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, and more

Trump on Jan. 6, 2021
Trump on Jan. 6, 2021
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1. Jan. 6 panel members say they know what Trump was doing during riot

Members of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack said Sunday that they had received testimony and documents providing an increasingly clear picture of what then-President Donald Trump said and did in the White House during the insurrection by a mob of his supporters. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the panel's Republican vice chair, told ABC News that according to "firsthand testimony," Trump's daughter and then-senior adviser Ivanka Trump went to see her father as he watched television coverage of the riot in the dining room next to the Oval Office "at least twice to ask him to 'please stop this violence.'" Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) told CNN that "it's highly unusual for anyone in charge of anything to watch what's going on and do nothing."

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