Yahoo News: Calls have been issued for Ivanka Trump’s texts from January 6, the day of the insurrection, to be released after South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham revealed she was a conduit to then-President Donald Trump.
Texts handed over to the House panel investigating the Capitol riot by former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows before he ceased his cooperation with the committee have revealed that Fox News hosts and Mr Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr texted Mr Meadows on January 6 urging him to get Mr Trump to call off his supporters and tell them to go home.
Mr Graham has said that he didn’t text with Mr Meadows on January 6, but told CNN’s Manu Raju that he spoke with Ivanka Trump and asked her to send a message to her father to “tell his people to leave”.
“So disappointed there were no texts read by the 1/6 committee from Ivanka begging her daddy to tell them to stop,” Twitter user Barbara Melmet wrote.
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“Sounds like Ivanka’s phone records need to be subpoenaed if they haven’t already been. Who else reached POTUS through her?” Kevin Goebel added.
The Washington Post reported on 31 October that Mr Graham repeatedly called Ms Trump with suggestions for what Mr Trump should say to get his supporters to stand down.
“You need to get these people out of here,” Mr Graham told her. “This thing is going south. This is not good. You’re going to have to tell these people to stand down. Stand down.” Read more…