Rep. Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinSunday shows preview: Congress marks Jan. 6 anniversary; US, Russia to hold talks amid rising tensions The ‘hero’ of Jan. 6 should embrace the truth The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Altria – Marking the Jan. 6 ‘chaos and carnage’ MORE (D-Md.) on Sunday said former White House press secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamGrisham says former Trump officials meeting next week ‘to try and stop him’ The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Altria – Marking the Jan. 6 ‘chaos and carnage’ Former Trump press secretary to meet Wednesday with Jan. 6 committee MORE told the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol about “a number of names that I had not heard.”
“She had a number of names that I had not heard before, and she had some ways of looking at it,” Raskin told moderator Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddJan. 6 panel eying subpoenas to force Republican reps to cooperate Nearly one year after Jan. 6, investigation into riot in full force Thompson says Jan. 6 panel has requested videos Trump made amid Capitol riot MORE when asked about Grisham’s meeting with the panel during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Raskin told CNN after Grisham met with the committee that she “named a lot of names I had not heard before,” and that her conversation “identified some lines of inquiry that had never occurred to me.”
Rep. Jamie Raskin tells CNN that former Trump White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham “named a lot of names I had not heard before” to the Jan. 6 Committee during her interview and “identified some lines of inquiry that had never occurred to me.”
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 7, 2022
Grisham, who in addition to press secretary served as communications director and chief of staff to former first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpGrisham says former Trump officials meeting next week ‘to try and stop him’ Former Trump press secretary to meet Wednesday with Jan. 6 committee Melania Trump auctioning hat from Macron visit, paintings MORE, sat with the committee on Wednesday. She told CNN that she “answered every question they asked of me, and I will continue to cooperate with them.”
She said the congressional investigators were interested in gathering more information on what was happening in the White House when the riots were taking place on Capitol Hill. Grisham was in her role until the evening of Jan. 6, when she resigned from her posts.
Grisham told the network that the conversation lasted an hour.
The former White House aide revealed on Thursday that she and a group of ex-Trump administration officials are meeting this coming week to “try and stop” former President TrumpDonald TrumpFox News tops ratings for coverage on Jan. 6 anniversary events Sunday shows preview: Congress marks Jan. 6 anniversary; US, Russia to hold talks amid rising tensions Democrats must close the perception gap MORE. They said the group of “about 15” will “talk about how we can formally do some things to try and stop him and also, you know, the extremism, that kind of violence and rhetoric that has been talked about and continues to divide our country.”
The former White House official made headlines last year when her book, “I’ll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House” was published, which detailed information from her time serving in the Trump administration.