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Jan. 6th panel allegedly finds ‘gaps’ in Donald Trump’s White House records

The House committee investigating the January 6th Capitol attack has found gaps in the official White House phone records during periods where former President Donald Trump was contacting associates, according to media reports.

Official White House phone records obtained by the January 6th committee are largely empty of calls by the president and other senior staff during the critical hours leading up to and during the hours when a pro-Trump mob ransacked the U.S. Capitol, sources familiar told the New York Times and CNN.

It was reported that during that time frame that Trump spoke by phone with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., who have publicly described their conversations with him. “It will be interesting to know if all of the president’s cellphone calls were logged,” the source said.

In January, the Supreme Court rejected Trump’s effort to stop the National Archives and Records Administration from giving the committee hundreds of pages of documents from his time in the White House, clearing the way for the records agency to hand over the material

ARTICLE: PAUL MURDOCH 

MANAGING EDITOR: CARSON CHOATE

PHOTO CREDITS: TIMES OF ISRAEL

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