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With ABC News and CNN reporting #January6Committee is engaging with Mike Pompeo.

Pompeo could shed light on his concerns that Trump appointed loyalists at DoD after Nov 3, 2020 and that Trump would use military to hold onto power.

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2. In Crisis of Command, @justinhendrix and I wrote:

"Milley and Pompeo confided in one another that they had a persistent worry Trump would try to use the military in an attempt to hold onto power if he lost the election"

via @CarolLeonnig @PhilipRucker
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3. Nov. 9, Pompeo came to see Milley in the evening.

From @realBobWoodward @costareports' Peril:

Pompeo said, "[Trump's] in a very dark place right now.'"
"Pompeo said [the situation] was turning in a direction that was perilous for the republic."

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Continuing: Siemens further notes head of the German govt “personally requested” govt prosecutors “the Boxheim scandal with care and to avoid drastic judicial action ... in order to calm down the liberal and Socialist press that was determined to expose the Nazi doublespeak.”17/n
⬆️ The DOJ draggin’ its feet, even back then.
And it gets worse: 18/n
Siemens continues by describing how the boundary between the brownshirts' political activity and actual criminality increasingly blurred. The kicker: 19/n
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Important note:

#January6Committee's letter to Kevin McCarthy squarely raises issue of witness tampering/obstruction in Trump conversations with McCarthy following Jan. 6.

As I've noted before, then-Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace raised this issue directly with McCarthy too.
2. Here's Chris Wallace's exchange with Kevin McCarthy (and Wallace saw reason to raise the issue again with Liz Cheney).

McCarthy tried flat denial, but admitted it would be witness tampering.

3. Text of letter from Select Committee to McCarthy:

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