Cassidy Hutchinson calls Trump ‘dangerous’ and ‘un-American’ and describes fleeing DC after testimony | EUROtoday
Cassidy Hutchsinson, former Trump administration aide turned key whistleblower within the January 6 investigation, needed to flee Washington after her testimony towards the previous president and his allies, she claimed.
Ms Hutchinson, creator of a forthcoming memoir about her time within the Trump administration, instructed CBS News in an interview that may air on Sunday that her legal professionals suggested her to get out of the US capital.
“I could not go back to my apartment,” Ms Hutchinson instructed CBS News. “I ended up moving down to Atlanta for several months.”
Ms Hutchinson, a former advisor to White House chief of workers Mark Meadows, mentioned that she stays a Republican however will not be supporting Mr Trump.
“I would … like to make clear. I would not back the former president of the United States,” she mentioned. “He is dangerous for the country. He is willing and has showed, time and time again, willingness to proliferate lies to vulnerable American people so he could stay in power. … To me, that is the most un-American thing that you can do.”
Her ebook, titled Enoughis ready to be launched on the finish of September, and accommodates different stunning and embarrassing revelations.
The former aide writes that Mr Trump allegedly refused to put on a masks – even throughout the earliest days of the Covid pandemic – as a result of his orange bronzer would depart embarassing stains on the straps.
“The press would criticise him for not wearing a mask,” Ms Hutchinson wrote, “not knowing that the depth of his vanity had caused him to reject masks – and then millions of his fans followed suit.”
Ms Hutchinson additionally alleges that she was sexually assaulted by lawyer Rudy Giuliani on January 6 as different Trump advisors watched.
“I feel [Mr Giuliani’s] frozen fingers trail up my thigh,” she wrote. “He tilts his chin up. The whites of his eyes look jaundiced. My eyes dart to John Eastman, who flashes a leering grin.”
Mr Giuliani and Mr Eastman have denied that the incident occurred.
“It’s fair to ask Cassidy Hutchinson why she is just now coming out with these allegations from two and a half years ago, as part of the marketing campaign for her upcoming book release,” Ted Goodman, a political adviser to Mr Giuliani, instructed The Independent in an announcement.
“This is a disgusting lie against Mayor Rudy Giuliani—a man whose distinguished career in public service includes taking down the Mafia, cleaning up New York City and comforting the nation following September 11th.”
Ms Hutchinson, as soon as an obscure White House determine, emerged throughout the January 6 investigation as a key supply of damaging testimony in regards to the former president’s conduct on the time of the riot.
In a televised listening to final 12 months, Ms Hutchinson made a slew of allegations earlier than Congress. She claimed that Trump allies had sought pardons and that Mr Meadows had burned paperwork.
She additionally mentioned that Mr Trump had lunged for the wheel of a Secret Service car when brokers refused to take him to the US Capitol, and that the previous president claimed to be unworried about armed protesters in Washington as a result of they weren’t there to harm him.
She additionally alleged that Mr Trump had hurled a plate of meals towards a wall when he discovered that William Barr, the previous Attorney General, introduced he hadn’t discovered any situations of election fraud.
“The woman is living in fantasy land,” Mr Trump mentioned of Ms Hutchinson’s sworn testimony. “She’s a social climber, if you call that social. I think it’s just a shame that this is happening to our country.”