After nearly a year of investigating the events of the January 6 attack on the Capitol and the events leading up to it, the House Committee will hold a public hearing Thursday evening to begin its findings.
Over the past 11 months, the committee has interviewed hundreds of witnesses and poured thousands of hours of video footage and more than 100,000 pages of documents.
The trial, which will be televised on Prime Time, is the first in a series that runs throughout June.
Here’s a guide on what to expect and what to expect.
When and how can I view the trial?
The committee will begin the session on Thursday at 8pm.
The New York Times provides a live video of the trial at nytimes.com with live discussion and analysis by Times reporters. Like all major cable news networks, except Fox News, all major broadcast networks plan to broadcast audio live.
What does the hearing involve?
On Thursday, the committee’s leaders suggested that the focus on Thursday be focused on presenting the full timeline of the riots beginning with the 2020 election and extending through the riot and its aftermath.
President Donald J. Democrats involved in the investigation say the evidence they present points to a link between Trump’s and his allies ‘months-long campaign to discredit the election result and the rebels’ efforts to disrupt congressional ratification on January 6. Of results.
The hearing is likely to highlight the involvement of the Proud Boys, a right-wing group whose members played a crucial role in the storm of the Capitol. Witnesses at the session will include until January 6 the documentary filmmaker Nick Quested, who has been with the group, and Capital Police Officer Carolyn Edwards, who was injured in the beginning of the violence.
Future hearings this month are expected to focus on other issues, such as Mr. Trump’s attempt to establish loyalty to the Justice Department, pressure on Vice President Mike Pence to prevent Congress from certifying the electoral college count, and Mr. Including right-wing and militia groups – January. Trump urged supporters to come to Washington for a rally immediately preceding the attack.
Committee hearings are held by Representative Benny Thompson, Mississippi Democrat and its vice president, Republican of Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney, who has broken his party’s leadership. Cancel the election.
When is the next hearing?
The committee’s next hearing is scheduled for Monday morning at 10 a.m. The committee has yet to announce the date and time for subsequent sessions, but it is expected to hold two more the following week and the other next week.
The video will be available again at nytimes.com.
The committee plans to release its final report in September before the midterm elections.