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Fmr. WH counsel to sit for videotaped interview with 1/6 committee
The Lead with Jake Tapper
Jul 6, 2022

A confession from the alleged gunman in the Highland Park, Illinois parade shooting. This as we learn he contemplated carrying out a second attack at another Fourth of July celebration. Then, a key interview has been granted to the January 6th committee from the man who reportedly warned White House aides about Trump going to the Capitol.