The source said the timing of the publication of these potential reports, which was first reported The Washington Post
, is subject to change.
Committee members they said
they hope to present more of their work in a public setting next year, which would include public hearings describing the story of what happened on January 6th. The exact timing of these hearings has not yet been set.
“We don’t have a specific date,” Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, chair of the committee, told CNN earlier this month when asked when the panel would begin holding public hearings. “But we’re going to have some audiences that are going to last a little bit. It’s going to be a kind of non-traditional audience.”
Almost all of the commission’s work has been done behind closed doors, including hundreds of private depositions with witnesses
– Former collaborators of former President Donald Trump, organizers of the “Stop the Steal” demonstration and election officials who were pressured to annul the results. Only the Democratic-led panel held a public hearing in 2021
, with exciting testimonies from officers protecting the Capitol.
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California told CNN earlier this month what role he believed public hearings could play.
“I think we want to tell the whole story to the audience,” Schiff said. “Security at the Capitol, the intelligence that led to the attacks, the lack of intelligence, the role of social media, the role of the former president, the role of those around him, and explain in an age-old way so that the public knows exactly what’s going on. “