Capitol riot: Hearing to focus on Trump’s response on January 6


A congressional panel investigating last year’s Capitol riot is expected to argue that Donald Trump did nothing to rein in the mob of his supporters over 187 perilous minutes.

The televised public hearing on Thursday is the eighth in a series aimed at investigating the the riot and determining culpability.

Two former Trump White House insiders – deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews and deputy national security advisor Matthew Pottinger – are expected to testify.