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Jack Smith Uncovers New ‘Devastating’ Evidence Against Trump in Jan 6 Case



Special Counsel Jack Smith has put forward new evidence in the case against Donald Trump.
Special Counsel Jack Smith has put forward new evidence in the case against Donald Trump. (Screenshots)

In a game-changing development for the prosecution against Donald Trump, special counsel Jack Smith has unearthed compelling evidence that could spell trouble for the former president. As reported by ABC News, Smith’s new findings represent a pivotal moment in the case, signaling a significant shift in dynamics.

Renowned former federal prosecutor Dennis Aftergut is calling the recently discovered evidence “kryptonite” for Trump’s defense, as detailed by ABC News. The evidence includes interviews conducted by Smith with key Trump aides who had not previously testified before the Jan. 6 committee.

The evidence points to a damning narrative of Trump’s actions on that pivotal day, particularly his refusal to quell the rioters. Aftergut argues that Trump’s statements, as recounted by witnesses like Dan Scavino and Mark Meadows, showcase cruelty, self-interest, and a blatant abandonment of allies. What emerges is a compelling case that Trump allegedly leveraged his most ardent supporters to subvert the democratic will and cling to power.

Witnesses like Trump’s communications guru Dan Scavino and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows shared statements loaded with cruelty, self-interest, and abandonment of allies. Notably, Scavino confirmed to Smith that Trump personally authored the infamous Jan. 6 tweet criticizing Mike Pence.

“Mike Pence didn’t have the courage to do what should have been done,” Trump wrote after Scavino left him by himself after failing to persuade him to “release a calming statement.”

Furthermore, Meadows’ testimony reinforces the claims that Trump showed a disturbing lack of initiative to halt the chaos, even telling House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, “I guess these people are more upset about the election than you are.”

These revelations mark a turning point, as they shed new light on Trump’s actions on that tumultuous day, painting a damning picture of his involvement in the events that unfolded at the Capitol. The news underscores the potential legal challenges ahead for the former president.