In his opening remarks to Thursday's hearing on the 2021 riot, Rep. Bennie Thompson (chair of the House select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection) called the attack "culminations of an attempted coup".
Thompson stated that Jan. 6 was a "sprawling multistep conspiracies aimed to overturn the election, and aimed at overturning millions of Americans' votes."
Thompson also pointed out that Thompson was the centre of the conspiracy to steal the 2020 election from him.
"Donald Trump was at center of this conspiracy. Thompson stated that Donald Trump, the President of the United States, sparked a mob made up of domestic enemies to the Constitution to march to the Capitol to subvert American democracy.
The chairman also presented the first video evidence at the hearing, aEUR", a clip of Bill Barr, former Attorney General, saying that 2020 election was stolen. He told the former President that.