U.S. Congress’ Jan. 6 committee to zero in on pressure over Georgia election results

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday will focus on then-President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure state officials as part of his broader effort to remain in office despite losing 2020’s election, committee aides said. The committee hearing is the fourth of at least six expected this month as the nine-member House of Representatives select committee discloses results of its nearly yearlong investigation into the attack on the Capitol by thousands of Trump supporters. Witnesses appearing i…

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