Hannity’s Texts Show Alarm At Trump’s Jan. 6th Plans

Politico reports:

Sean Hannity repeatedly tried to scale back Donald Trump’s effort to use the Jan. 6 session of Congress to overturn the 2020 election results, according to text messages between the Fox News host and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows revealed publicly Tuesday.

“I do NOT see January 6 happening the way he is being told,” Hannity said of Trump’s efforts in a text on Dec. 31, 2020, to Meadows, obtained by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack. Instead, Hannity told Meadows that Trump should go to Florida and become a vocal supporter of election reforms.

“Stay engaged,” Hannity wrote, effectively encouraging Trump to accept defeat. “When he speaks people will listen.” Trump, though a spokesperson, said he disagreed with Hannity’s assessment.

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