by Natalia Mittelstadt at Just the News
House Democrats’ Jan. 6 committee has showcased numerous false allegations over the course of its hearings and investigations that have since been debunked and, in some cases, withdrawn.
The committee, which is made up of Democrats and two anti-Trump Republicans handpicked by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, has promoted inaccuracies and falsehoods regarding people and events in weaving its narrative about the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, even refusing to back down from some of its allegations despite contradictory evidence. Below are seven whoppers that the committee has peddled to the American public:
- Trump incited the riot: The second impeachment of former President Trump was based on Democrats’ claim that Trump incited the Capitol riot with his speech at the Jan. 6 “Stop the Steal” rally at the Ellipse in Washington, D.C. The Democrats are still promoting this claim in the Jan. 6 committee, despite abundant evidence to the contrary. The intelligence community learned more than two weeks prior to the riot that there would potentially be violence on Jan. 6. Trump didn’t meet the legal threshold for incitement, and, according to the timeline of events, the Capitol was breached before Trump’s speech ended.
- The deployment of the National Guard on Jan. 6 was delayed:…