The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol postponed its next hearing as Hurricane Ian approached Florida.
Why it matters
The hearing was expected to be the final public hearing of the committee and was likely to feature footage in which the Trump ally Roger Stone would be shown to have predicted violence between right- and left-wing activists and to have forecast long before the 2020 election that Donald Trump would seek to stay in power. The committee continues to make the case that Trump was responsible for the riot and that he failed to quell the rioters when he had the chance.
What the papers say
All sources report on the postponement of the hearing due to Hurricane Ian.
How we got here
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol has been holding public hearings since early June. The committee has been investigating the events leading up to the attack, the attack itself, and the response of law enforcement and political leaders. The committee has been seeking to determine the role of former President Donald Trump in the events of Jan. 6.
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