Trump's lies 'a call to action' to harass election workers –Schiff

STORY: “When state executive officials refused to certify him the winner of states he lost, he applied more pressure. When state legislators refused to go back into session and appoint Trump electors, he amped up the pressure yet again,” Schiff said. “Anyone who got in the way of Donald Trump's continued hold on power after he lost the election was the subject of a dangerous and escalating campaign.”

The hearing saw video featuring Josh Roselman, investigative counsel for the House select committee, describing social media posts from Trump encouraging supporters to reach out to certain officials.

One of those was Mike Shirkey, the Republican majority leader of the Michigan Senate. “All I remember is receiving over, just shy of four thousand text messages a short period of time calling to take action,” he said during an interview with the Jan. 6 committee.

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