Invoice Stepien, Donald Trump’s 2020 marketing campaign supervisor, is not going to seem at Monday’s public listening to because of a household emergency, the Home committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot introduced.
“His counsel will seem and make a press release on the report,” an advisory by the Jan. 6 committee reads.
Because of this the general public listening to shall be delayed by 30 to 45 minutes, per the announcement.
Stepien was subpoeaned by the Home panel in November 2021 together with different Trump officers, together with Jason Miller, a senior advisor to Trump’s 2020 marketing campaign. The committee said Stepien “supervised the conversion of the Trump presidential marketing campaign to an effort targeted on ‘Cease the Steal’ messaging and associated fundraising.”
“That messaging included the promotion of sure false claims associated to voting machines regardless of an inside marketing campaign memo through which marketing campaign employees decided that such claims have been false,” the Home panel continued.
Throughout Thursday’s hearing, the committee aired a part of Miller’s testimony acknowledging Trump’s marketing campaign employees informed the previous president he misplaced the 2020 president election. Miller detailed an incident the place Matt Oczkowski, Trump’s marketing campaign inside knowledge professional, held a name with Trump within the days following the election, telling Trump he had misplaced, primarily based on the reported outcomes.
“I bear in mind he delivered to the president fairly blunt phrases that he was going to lose,” Miller informed the committee.
Stepien was scheduled to testify at Monday’s listening to together with Ben Ginsberg, a Republican lawyer who is taken into account an professional on elections, and Chris Stirewalt, a former Fox Information political editor.
All main information networks, together with Fox Information this time, are planning to air the hearing live.