2022-06-15 14:13:02

Will the January 6th Hearings Help U.S. Democracy?



Will the January 6th Hearings Help U.S. Democracy?

The House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol has been holding public, televised hearings since last week, presenting damning evidence, never-before-seen footage, and previously recorded testimony from former White House insiders, as well as live testimony.

The Select Committee is comprised of 3 Republicans and 6 Democrats, chaired by Democratic Representative Bennie Thompson of Mississippi and vice-chaired by GOP Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming.

Here are some highlights from Days 1 and 2 of the hearings on the January 6th attack featuring the voices of Thompson, Cheney, and others. PLAY VIDEO. And that is former Attorney General William Barr’s taped testimony that was aired during the January 6th hearings.

Although the committee members appear to be building a strong case for an indictment of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland has so far made no moves to do so. Media commentators have been speculating that airing these hearings is going to do little to change the minds of the public, and Republicans are accusing Democrats of trying to distract from their party’s supposed failures.

 

 Rising Up with Sonali is a radio and television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. Rising Up With Sonali was built on the foundation of Sonali Kolhatkar's earlier show, Uprising, which became the longest-running drive-time radio show on KPFK in Los Angeles hosted by a woman. RUS airs on Free Speech TV every weekday.

Missed an episode?  Check out Rising Up on FSTV VOD anytime, or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org

Capitol Hill Democrat Donald Trump GOP Representatives House Select Subcommittee Insurrection Jan 6th hearings jan6th Republican White House

Politics

The David Pakman Show

Trump Has Historic Meltdown Over Devastating Riot Testimony

Trump Has Historic Meltdown Over Devastating Riot Testimony

The Stephanie Miller Show

Did You Miss This? Malcolm Nance is Back Live from Ukraine!

Did You Miss This? Malcolm Nance is Back Live from Ukraine!

The David Pakman Show

LOL: Even Newsmax Calls Out Rudy Giuliani's "Attack"

LOL: Even Newsmax Calls Out Rudy Giuliani's "Attack"

The Thom Hartmann Program

Most Shocking Moments From Jan 6th Hearing Cliffhanger

Most Shocking Moments From Jan 6th Hearing Cliffhanger

Related

The David Pakman Show

Trump Has Historic Meltdown Over Devastating Riot Testimony

Trump Has Historic Meltdown Over Devastating Riot Testimony

The Stephanie Miller Show

Did You Miss This? Malcolm Nance is Back Live from Ukraine!

Did You Miss This? Malcolm Nance is Back Live from Ukraine!

The Thom Hartmann Program

Most Shocking Moments From Jan 6th Hearing Cliffhanger

Most Shocking Moments From Jan 6th Hearing Cliffhanger

The Thom Hartmann Program

History Of GOP Slide To Fascism: From Eisenhower To DeSantis

History Of GOP Slide To Fascism: From Eisenhower To DeSantis

Proud Partners