Jan. 6 takeaways: An angry Trump pushed to go to Capitol, counsel warned of ‘every crime imaginable’

  • Trump once angrily threw his lunch, resulting in “ketchup dripping down the wall” of dining room.
  • Hutchinson said Trump wanted so badly to go to the Capitol he grabbed for the wheel of his car.
  • Hutchinson said White House counsel Cipollone warned Trump he risked breaking laws going to Capitol.
  • Trump’s tweet against Pence disturbed Hutchinson and another staffer who immediately resigned.

WASHINGTON – Former President Donald Trump grabbed for the steering wheel of his car and lunged at his security director while demanding to be taken to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, even though a White House lawyer warned he could be charged with “every crime imaginable,” a former aide told the House panel investigating the Capitol attack Tuesday.

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