NYT Reports Trump Really Wants To Testify Before J6 Committee, But Only If They Broadcast It Live, As He Appears To Try To Spin Subpoena Into Propaganda PR Nonsense

This is nothing more than a PR stunt in the making.

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Just yesterday, we reported on the bombshell news that members of the January 6th House Select Committee delivered a unanimous vote to issue a subpoena against the scandal-ridden former president, Donald Trump, in regard to his clear and deep connection to the violence on the fateful day of the deadly Capitol insurrection.

Included in that report, we touched on the written letter ex-President Donald Trump penned to investigators on the J6 House Committee in response to the brutal development — in which the scandal-ridden former guy appeared to put far more emphasis on his crowd size, complete with an appendix of photos as some sort of “proof” of his widespread support across the country, while not even making specific mention of the subpoena that the panel is preparing to issue against him.

We also reported yesterday on remarks made to reporters by Rep. Jamie Raskin, a high-profile and notable investigator on the J6 panel, in which he revealed what he plans to ask the former president if Donald Trump does end up in the hot seat before the committee. Suffice it to say, based on Raskin’s revelations, Trump better hope he never does.

But nevertheless, the infamous Maggie Haberman with the New York Times is now out with new reporting that reveals Donald Trump has spoken with his aides and actually really wants to testify before the January 6th House Select Committee — but only if they agree to broadcast his testimony across live television, effectively indicating that Trump is trying to do what he does best and spin this impending subpoena into nothing more than a propaganda PR stunt as the election season closes in.

Haberman reports that Trump has told his closest aides that he’s actually not opposed to complying with the subpoena and delivering his testimony before the House panel — as he’s often railed against the committee for not offering or giving him “equal time” to tell his side of the story — but he’s only willing to cooperate if the testimony happens on his own outlandish terms.

This new info came as a contribution from Haberman to the Times’ live coverage of Thursday’s committee hearing.

Additional reporting reveals that some of Donald Trump’s aides are less than thrilled at the idea.

Speaking with The Daily Beast, one Trump advisor put it bluntly: “He should not.”

If Donald Trump were to testify before the House Select Committee, he would have to do so under oath. This would put the former president at a very high risk of perjury charges should he lie to the panel.

Rep. Bennie Thompson, Chairman of the J6 House Select Committee, said during his announcement of the subpoena this week, “He is required to answer for his actions.”

Trump continues to rail against the J6 panel, while often simultaneously praising his mob of rioters and their actions — all while, of course, continuing to peddle the blatantly false election conspiracy theories that have fueled all of this from the very start.

The former president recently described the J6 Committee as “a giant scam, presided over by a group of Radical Left losers, and two failed Republicans,” in one of his increasingly unhinged Truth Social posts.

Various analysts and experts theorize that, despite his public actions, Trump will likely ultimately attempt to challenge the subpoena in court, effectively tying up the whole thing in legal proceedings for months.

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