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‘Our best face’: How ‘peaceful’ MAGA leader Amy Kremer cultivated ties to a violent Three Percenter group

On Jan. 6, 2021, just south of the White House, Amy Kremer stood atop the stage where President Donald Trump would soon address his followers. She gazed over what she created — and what a sight it was.

Kremer and her daughter, Kylie Jane Kremer, were about to host the sitting president of the United States as he amassed his faithful in Washington, D.C., in an attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election’s results. Their organization, Women for America First, was the one and only group that possessed the official permit to stage Trump’s “Save America” rally.

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‘Our best face’: Jan. 6 rally organizers coordinated with White House and militant Trump backers

As the Women for America First bus tour wound across the country as Donald Trump refused to concede the 2020 election, chairperson Amy Kremer oversaw the operation from the road, while her daughter, Kylie Jane Kremer, worked from Washington, D.C.

Soon, the culmination of their effort to keep the president in power would be afoot: a massive rally scheduled for Jan. 6 at the Ellipse, just south of the White House. Trump himself would be the guest of greatest honor.

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‘Our best face’: How Trump-backing Jan. 6 ‘marshals’ ditched their pink vests and staged an insurrection

Former President Donald Trump’s tweet on Dec. 19, 2020 — it summoned his supporters to “be there” for Congress’ Jan. 6 certification of the electoral vote and promised that it would be “wild” — electrified far-right militants.

One person who answered the call was Joseph Pavlik, a 65-year-old retired firefighter from Chicago.

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Trump fundraiser never solicited $3 million she raised — and she really hated the Jan. 6 organizers: report

Caroline Wren, who had worked on the Trump campaign, told the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on Congress and the attempt to overthrow the 2020 election that she never really tried to raise money for the rally, it just happened.

The testimony is a treasure trove of information about the inner workings of the Trump finance operation and how the political staff really viewed some of those working for Trump after he lost in 2020.

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BUSTED: ‘Stop the Steal’ organizer Amy Kremer hit with another big campaign finance fine

Prominent Donald Trump supporter Amy Kremer was slapped with another fine by the Federal Elections Commission, Forbes reported Tuesday.

"Women Vote Smart PAC and its treasurer Amy Kremer now owe the Federal Election Commission at least $49,000 in past-due fines for failing to submit financial reports. The FEC disclosed the latest fine, $11,800 for not filing the 2021 mid-year report, on Friday," Zach Everson reported. "Women Vote Smart violated FEC rules from its launch. Founded in May 2016 as Women Vote Trump, it changed names the following month after the FEC pointed out that using a candidate’s name violated campaign-finance rules."

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'I'll grab you': How Alex Jones and Ali Alexander were tapped to lead a march from the Ellipse to the Capitol

The massive body of depositions and phone texts published by the January 6 Committee just before it disbanded systematically demolishes any notion that the attack on the US Capitol was spontaneous, or that the rally headlined by Donald Trump at the Ellipse was a stand-alone event distinct from the throngs of supporters that swarmed over the Capitol afterward.

“So, we’re going to go walk down Pennsylvania Avenue,” Trump told his supporters at the conclusion of his speech. “And we’re going to the Capitol, and we’re going to try — the Democrats are hopeless…. But we’re going to try and give our Republicans, the weak ones — because the strong ones don’t need our help — but we’re going to try and give them the kind of pride and boldness that they need to take back our country.”

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Reporter reveals 'frightening' gaps in Mark Meadows texts laying out 'broad plot' to overthrow government

A trove of text messages between members of Congress and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows reveal alarming new details about the wide-ranging plot to overturn Donald Trump's election loss, but a reporter who broke the news said there's likely even more evidence that hasn't been shaken loose.

Talking Points Memo obtained more than 2,300 messages that Meadows turned over to the House select committee, and reporter Hunter Walker told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" the communications show the White House was engaged with officials at all levels of government, along with outside activists and Republican fundraisers, to overrule the will of the voters.

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Trump hires another law firm to deal with the Jan. 6 subpoena

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on Congress voted to subpoena Donald Trump in the last public hearing, noting that there were witnesses who declared the Fifth Amendment rights, thus leaving unanswered questions that only Trump could answer.

Politico reported that Trump has hired the law firm that many others facing questions by Congress have also hired. The Dhillon Law Group has been retained by Michael Flynn, Trump ally Sebastian Gorka and Women for America First co-founder Amy Kremer.

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