Trump was referring to another part of Hutchinson’s explosive testimony during the committee’s sixth public hearing, when she recalled hearing secondhand that Trump had lunged at a Secret Service agent in a limousine, demanding to be taken the Capitol on January 6 after his speech at the Ellipse.

Trump, in a rapid-fire slew of posts on his social media platform Truth Social, sought to rebut several elements of Hutchinson’s under-oath testimony immediately after the June 28 hearing. He denied both the plate-throwing and the Secret Service incidents.

Hutchinson, a former aide to ex-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, worked closely with Trump’s inner circle. Along with revealing more details of Trump’s behavior in the aftermath of the 2020 election, Hutchinson also testified that at least nine Republicans sought preemptive pardons from Trump.

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