Many Republicans Pleaded the 5th, Rather than Testify

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Despite over 1,000 witnesses testifying to the January 6th committee, several prominent and high ranking Republicans have invoked their right against self incrimination, refusing to assist with the investigation into the deadly riots at the US Capitol.
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Transcript:
LIZ CHENEY: General Flynn, do you believe in the peaceful transition of power in the United States of America?
MICHAEL FLYNN: The Fifth.
CHENEY:
Roger Stone took the fifth. General Michael Flynn took the fifth. John Eastman took the fifth.
JOHN EASTMAN:
I assert my Fifth Amendment right against being compelled to be a witness against myself.
LIZ CHENEY:
Jeff Clark has invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination and refused to testify.
JOHN EASTMAN:
Fifth.
LIZ CHENEY:
Representative Scott Perry, who is also involved in trying to get Clark appointed as Attorney General, has refused to testify here.
JOHN EASTMAN:
Fifth.
LIZ CHENEY:
Others like Steve Bannon and Peter Navarro simply refused to comply with lawful subpoenas. And they have been indicted. Mark Meadows has hidden behind President Trump’s claims of executive privilege and immunity from subpoenas.
LIZ CHENEY: Do you believe the violence on January 6th was justified morally?
MICHAEL FLYNN: Take the Fifth.
JOHN EASTMAN:
Fifth.
MICHAEL FLYNN:
Fifth.
JOHN EASTMAN:
Fifth. [End videotape]

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