Cassidy Hutchinson testimony prompts reassessment of Trump legal culpability

The Jan. 6 committee's accumulating evidence against former President Trump, including testimony from White House aid Cassidy Hutchinson, has strengthened a potential criminal case against him and chipped away at his most likely defense arguments, legal experts say. Hutchinson, a former special assistant to Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows as well as the president, offered explosive testimony Tuesday, filling in gaps about officials' concerns over Trump's speech and determination to get to the Capitol that day — and how the former president pushed ahead on both fronts. It's far from clear that the Justice Department is considering any criminal charges against Trump, even as its Jan. 6 investigation gets closer and closer to those in his orbit. One of the biggest hurdles is that most prosecution pathways against Trump…
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