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Hutchinson says Trump knew Jan. 6 attendees had weapons: ‘They’re not here to hurt me’

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Ex-White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson on Tuesday testified that former President Trump and his former chief of staff Mark Meadows were both told attendees at a Jan. 6, 2021, rally had weapons, and that Trump was frustrated that those with weapons were turned away. She said that Trump wanted metal detectors taken away for Jan. 6 rally, said armed rallygoers were "not here to hurt me." The White House says it is investigating the incident. The Secret Service is also looking into the incident, the White House said.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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