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Political Theater, Episode 256

From left: Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Elaine Luria, D-Va., Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Vice Chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., conduct the House Jan. 6 committee’s hearing in the Cannon Office Building on June 28, 2022, during which former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified.
From left: Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Elaine Luria, D-Va., Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Vice Chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., conduct the House Jan. 6 committee’s hearing in the Cannon Office Building on June 28, 2022, during which former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

The walls sure are thin in the West Wing.

That is just one takeaway from former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

CQ Roll Call Editor-at-Large John T. Bennett, who covered the presidency of Donald Trump in sometimes very close quarters at the executive mansion, joins the podcast to discuss things you can overhear and see firsthand at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. 

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