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Jan. 6 panel names six House GOP lawmakers who asked for pardons

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Republican members of Congress contacted the White House to ask for pre-emptive pardons. Testimony from Trump aides named Reps. Matt Gaetz (Fla.) Mo Brooks (Ala.) Louie Gohmert (Texas), Andy Biggs (Ariz.), and Scott Perry (PA.) as seeking pardons.
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Reuters

Republican lawmakers sought pre-emptive pardons from Trump over Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON -Republican members of Congress including Mo Brooks, Matt Gaetz, Andy Biggs, Louie Gohmert and Scott Perry contacted the White House to ask for pre-emptive pardons from then-President Donald Trump after the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to testimony at a congressional hearing on Thursday. Brooks advocated for pardons from several lawmakers involved in a

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The Independent

Here are the members of Congress who asked Trump for a pardon after January 6

Bombshell revelation comes during fifth public congressional hearing into the events surrounding the Capitol riot

11 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

At least 5 House Republicans sought pardons after Jan. 6, including Brooks, Gaetz, testimony reveals

The GOP lawmakers –\u00a0Mo Brooks, Matt Gaetz, Andy Biggs, Louie Gohmert and\u00a0Scott Perry – have denied wrongdoing.

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Associated Press News

Former Trump aides in Jan. 6 testimony say GOP lawmakers sought presidential pardons after Capitol attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump aides in Jan. 6 testimony say GOP lawmakers sought presidential pardons after Capitol attack.

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CNBC

Republican lawmakers sought Trump pardons on heels of Jan. 6 Capitol riot, committee told

Trump talked about issuing so-called blanket pardons to members of his family and staff, according to videotaped testimony by a former White House aide.

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ABC Australia

There are two words you'll hear over and over at the Jan 6 hearings. They could have ramifications for Trump

The US committee investigating the Capitol riot hears of efforts by an increasingly desperate Donald Trump to stay in power after he lost the election. These are the biggest revelations.  

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