Trump shot himself in the foot by opposing a bipartisan Jan. 6 commission because now he has no allies to defend him in scathing public hearings

A screenshot of a Trump campaign site

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Lawmakers listen as an image of a Trump campaign donation banner is shown behind them during a House January 6 committee hearing.Susan Walsh/AP

  • Trump is angry that he has no allies on the Jan. 6 committee to defend him.

  • He has lashed out at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for boycotting the committee.

  • But Trump had the chance to back a bipartisan commission, and chose to oppose it.

As the House’s January 6 committee lays out in devastating detail Donald Trump’s effort to overturn his defeat…