Jill Wine-Banks, former Watergate prosecutor:
I think her testimony was one series of elements of crime after another.
She set out many things, not only against the former president, but against her boss, Mark Meadows, and many others. The crimes she spelled out were obstruction of Congress, inciting a riot or revolt. She also expressed a possibility for inciting conspiracy and conspiracy to defraud the US
These are some of the crimes she talked about. We already have state crimes. The Georgia call made by the president, former president, is another crime. But all of her testimony was really relevant to many of the aspects.
And the part you just mentioned about knowing that his supporters were armed, that they were carrying guns, AK-47s, Glock pistols, copper knuckles, and that he, knowing it, was going to the Capitol battle like hell, you have to do it, or we will not have a democracy left while it could have endangered a democracy.
And he knew they were violent. And that’s why he’s responsible for it. And I think she really laid it out. And she also linked the White House by Mark Meadows to the meeting that was at the Willard Hotel, and talked about the fake voter list and putting pressure on Pence and putting state lawmakers under pressure to take steps to undo their confirmed votes.
So she put out a lot of crimes and a lot of evidence, and was very credible, I think. Some of her testimony may now be challenged. But until they testify under oath, her testimony is the only one under oath. So, Secret Service says there’s a dispute over her saying what she heard people who were in the car after his speech saying …