Ivanka Trump 'accepted' 2020 election results according to Jan. 6 investigation interview

During the first public hearing of the House select committee’s investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, GOP Congresswoman Liz Cheney revealed previously unseen footage from a deposition interview with Ivanka Trump, daughter of former President Donald Trump, saying she agreed with claims made by former Attorney General Bill Barr that there were no legitimate claims of fraud in the 2020 election.

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LIZ CHENEY: Many of President Trump's White House staff also recognized that the evidence did not support the claims President Trump was making. This is the president's daughter commenting on Bill Barr's statement that the department found no fraud sufficient to overturn the election.

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- How did that affect your perspective about the election when Attorney General Barr made that statement?

- It affected my perspective. I respect attorney General Barr. So I accepted what he was saying.

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