“I feel like you’re being diplomatic. He’s a terrible member of Congress,” the MSNBC host told Rep. Zoe Lofgren.
“I didn't realize how close we came," said the California Democrat, who was a member of the House Jan. 6 committee.
"This is cause for concern," said Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a Democrat who served on the Jan. 6 committee.
Republicans are set to take over the House majority next month, and it’s unlikely the ethics committee's GOP members will go after fellow party members.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren says the new evidence the panel has received contradicts aspects of the Secret Service members' previous testimony.
The hearing, which was postponed due to Hurricane Ian, is scheduled for Thursday.
His invective is "meant to turn people against law enforcement officers,” Lofgren said. “We’ve seen" that "rhetoric reaches people who are prepared to act on it.“
The panel is supposed to get the texts Tuesday. "We'll see," said Lofgren.
This story is “unfolding in a way that is very serious,” Lofgren told Jake Tapper after Jan. 6 panel interviewed White House counsel for nearly eight hours.
Trump's former White House counsel answered a “variety of questions” and revealed some new information, which the panel will soon share, said Lofgren.