Former President Donald Trump should have conceded the 2020 election, former White House Counsel Pat Cipollone told the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol.
Cipollone, who served as Trump’s White House counsel in the last years of his administration, gave testimony to the committee on Friday. The footage was shown during Tuesday’s committee hearing.
When asked if Trump should’ve conceded the election, Cipollone said, “If your question is did I believe he should concede the election at a point in time, yes, I did.” Mark Meadows “shared this view.”
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Trump White House Counsel Pat Cipollone: Trump Should’ve Conceded 2020 Election https://t.co/Yo8xyzfG5F
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“Did I believe he should concede the election at a point in time? Yes, I did.”
Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone testified to the Jan. 6 committee that Trump should have conceded the election https://t.co/wFxBNm3RAB pic.twitter.com/4xakxsGcIi
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Barr says Jared told him “We’re working on it” – getting his father in law to concede. Cipollone testified that Mark Meadows told both him and Barr that Trump would concede after December 14. Remember he lost 60 of 61 cases challenging the election fraud big lie. He didn’t care.
— Barbara Malmet (@B52Malmet) July 12, 2022