The eldest son of former US President Donald Trump testified last Tuesday voluntarily before the House of Representatives committee investigating the assault on the Capitol of January 6, 2021. The hearing lasted three hours and Donald Trump Jr. He answered all the questions from the committee, according to sources quoted by the US chain CNN.
Trump Jr. was very active in his father’s election campaign. In addition, the aforementioned chain has already revealed that he sent some messages two days after the 2020 election day to the then White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadowswith ideas to undermine the electoral process if his father lost.
The committee is questioning different members of the Trump family because it wants to find out what the then president was doing before and after the assault on Capitol Hill. So far, the investigation has confirmed that Trump reduced the volume and details of his presidential activities in the official record from the day before the assault.
Donald Trump Jr.’s testimony comes after his sister testified in recent weeks Ivanka Trump and his brother-in-law Jared Kushner, who worked as advisers in the White House.
Trump Jr.’s fiancee has already met twice with the committee
While Trump Jr.’s fiancée, Kimberly Guilfoylehas already met twice with the committee investigating the assault on the Capitol.
On January 6, 2021, a mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol as a joint session of the chambers was held to ratify the Joe Biden win in the November elections.
Shortly before, Trump delivered a fiery speech from the White House, where he encouraged his supporters to march on Capitol Hill amid his baseless accusations that Democrats committed voter fraud in that vote.
There is more of 700 people charged for different crimes for the assault on the headquarters of the US Congress, according to data from the Department of Justice.