Cassidy Hutchinson’s Jan. 6 committee testimony a television hit

Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide, gives an insider view of the days before the Jan. 6...
Cassidy Hutchinson, former aide, gives an insider view of the days before the Jan. 6 insurrection.(Source: Pool/CNN)
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 11:40 PM CDT
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony before the Jan. 6 committee was a big hit with TV viewers.

The Nielsen company said an estimated 13.2 million people watched the hearing, called by the congressional committee on short notice. That’s a 28% increase over the 10.25 million who watched the committee’s previous daytime session. It’s 23% more than the average live audience for the other three daytime hearings.

Hutchinson is the 25-year-old former aide to ex-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows.

She testified about former President Donald Trump’s displays of temper as plans to overturn the 2020 election results began falling apart.

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