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President Donald J. Trump has refuted Cassidy Hutchinson’s claims that he wanted metal detectors removed at the Ellipse rally on January 6 in Washington, DC, so that people with weapons could enter to bolster the crowd size.

“Never complained about the crowd, it was massive,” Trump began in a post on Truth Social, adding: 

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I didn’t want or request that we make room for people with guns to watch my speech. Who would ever want that? Not me! Besides, there were no guns found or brought into the Capitol Building. So where were all of these guns? But sadly, a gun was used on Ashli Babbitt, with no price to pay against the person who used it!

Hutchinson, who served as an aide to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, asserted during the January 6 Committee hearing Tuesday that Trump called for the removal of metal detectors, otherwise known as magnetometers or “mags” at the Ellipses, so people – she claims he knew had weapons – could enter the rally venue for optical purposes. 

She alleged:

He was furious because he wanted the arena that we had on the Ellipse to maxed out at capacity for all attendees. The advance team had relayed to him that the mags were free-flowing. Everybody who wanted to come in had already come in, but he still was angry about the extra space and wanted more people to come in.

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