An investigation into a text exchange between Ivanka Trump chief of staff Julie Radford and White House aide Hope Hicks reveals that they were critical of then-President Donald Trump’s January 6, 2021, phone call. behavior that hurt their careers. Uprising on Capitol Hill.
“One day he ended every opportunity in the future, which did not include speaking at the local Proud Boys chapter,” Hicks wrote to Radford on Jan. 6, 2021. Unemployed. I am very angry and frustrated. We all look like domestic terrorists now. ”
Hicks added: “It put us all out of a job. It’s like untouchable. Gosh, I’m fucking crazy.”
Radford texted back, “I know, like no job opportunity,” and said she had lost her job offer at Visa, which sent her a “cancellation email.”
The new edition is part of the committee’s ongoing stream of documents, supplementing the publication of its 845-page report. The latest news comes as the House majority panel wraps up its work, with the House majority set to hand over from Democrats to Republicans at the start of the new Congress on Tuesday.
In the text message, Hicks then said “Alyssa looks like a genius,” an apparent reference to Alyssa Farah Griffin’s resignation as White House aide a month before the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Hicks and Radford then discussed Jared Kushner and supermodel Karlie Kloss, Ivanka Trump’s in-laws, who tweeted that Trump’s reaction to the election was anti-American.
“Unreal,” Redford texted.
The committee also released transcripts of calls through Jan. 6, 2021, which paint a more complete picture of who the former president and his allies spoke with while they were plotting to keep him in office, the first time the committee has released White’s complete medical visit. Record.
The logs were critical to the team’s investigation to piece together a timeline of events. While there is a seven-hour gap in the Jan. 6 log, the committee has gone to great lengths to fill in that portion of the timeline through witness interviews and other records.
The day before the attack on the U.S. Capitol, Trump spoke with then-Vice President Mike Pence. After that conversation, Trump spoke with the Pennsylvania senator. Doug Mastriano, who helped push for Trump’s election, was in the state, and then the switchboard operator left a note saying, “Senator Douglas Mastriano will be visiting the vice president.”
On January 5, Trump also spoke with several members of Congress, including senators. Rand Paul, Lindsey Graham and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Trump and Senators. Josh Hawley of Missouri tried calling each other several times but couldn’t get through. Trump also spoke with John Eastman, who helped Trump create a sham election plan that day.
Transcripts of the Jan. 2 call show what happened after an infamous hour-long phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, when Trump asked Raffensperger to Perger was “looking” for votes to support him in winning the state. After the call with Raffensperger ended, Trump took a Zoom with his then-lawyer Rudy Giuliani and spoke by phone with his chief of staff, Mark Meadows, and later, Steve Bannon.
On January 3, Trump had several phone calls with former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark and Republican congressmen. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, as the former president tried and ultimately failed to appoint Clark as acting head of the Justice Department. The call transcript reflects a series of calls with Justice Department officials, including then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and his deputy Richard Donoghue.
At 4:22 p.m. ET that day, Clark was listed as acting attorney general, but earlier in the day he was not.
This story has been updated with additional developments on Monday.