So far the men on the ground are getting arrested and convicted but what about the men in suits who were in the background cheering them on?
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Federal judge calls 'illegality' of Trump’s plan to overturn 2020 election 'obvious,' in ruling for House Jan. 6 committee. U.S. District Judge David Carter said “the illegality of the plan was obvious” in approving the transfer of John Eastman’s emails to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack. Eastman is a lawyer who wrote a six-page memo for Trump explaining a potential strategy for overturning the election. Source 3q.
Jan. 6 committee subpoenas House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and 4 other House Republicans ahead of hearings next month. Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said McCarthy and Reps. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, Jim Jordan of Ohio, Andy Biggs of Arizona and Mo Brooks of Alabama were issued subpoenas after failing to voluntarily cooperate with the panel's investigation. Source 8b.