Donald Trump at a January 6, 2021 Washington rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as the new President of the United States. File photo: AP
Donald Trump at a January 6, 2021 Washington rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as the new President of the United States. File photo: AP

US Capitol riot hearing to focus on Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ election fraud

  • Congressional hearings will aim to show Trump’s unfounded allegations of fraud quickly grew into a conspiracy to cling to power
  • However, committee’s star witness, Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Bill Stepien, cancelled appearance Monday; his wife had reportedly gone into labour

Donald Trump at a January 6, 2021 Washington rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as the new President of the United States. File photo: AP
Donald Trump at a January 6, 2021 Washington rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as the new President of the United States. File photo: AP
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