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House committee holds eighth hearing on Jan. 6 Capitol attack(14 images)

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds the eighth in a series of public hearings in Washington on July 21, 2022. Former White House officials testified that President Donald Trump was unmoved for hours by the many pleas from aides, lawmakers, friends and family members to intervene during the riot.

Former deputy national security adviser Matthew Pottinger (L) and former White House deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews are sworn in July 21, 2022 to testify before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Pottinger testified that he resigned from the Trump administration over the attack. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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Matthews described tweets from President Donald Trump as insufficient to quell the violence at the Capitol. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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A video clip of Trump's speech on January 6 is broadcast on a screen at the hearing. The committee showed never before released outtakes. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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