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Rep. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., claimed Thursday that a Secret Service agent who could testify before the committee Jan. 6 about the timeline of events surrounding former President Donald Trump during the riots “liked to lie.”

Two secret service agents, Tony Ornato and Robert Engel, were ready to testify before Congress that then-President Donald Trump did not hit the steering wheel or attack them in an attempt to get to the Capitol during the January 6 riots. Those close to the Secret Service told Fox News’ David Spunt this week.

The New charges of explosion It was made on Tuesday by Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.

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Ornato’s colleagues and opponents collected a series of social media posts this week accusing him of failing to tell the truth in the past and being a habitual liar.

Olivia Troy, White House homeland security adviser under Mike Pence, noted that “Tony Ornato certainly seems to deny the conversations he had.” The first was with Keith Kellogg in “I Alone Can Fix It.” [and] Now he’s denying Cassidy Hutchinson’s story. Having worked with Tony, we know where his loyalties lie. He shall testify under oath.”

“Tony Ornato lied about me, too,” said CNN’s Alyssa Farah Griffin. “During the protests at Lafayette Square in 2020, I told Mark Meadows. [and] Arnato needs to warn them that there is a press show there before clearing the square. Meadows replied: ‘We are not doing that.

She said, “Tony later lied [and] Said the exchange never took place. He knows he did. “

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The tornado of attacks on Ornato’s credibility caught Kinzinger’s attention, he openly commented that Arnato often lied.

“There seems to be a central thread here…Tony Ornato likes to lie,” Kinzinger wrote.

Rep. of Illinois, a Republican.  Adam Kinzinger hears during a business meeting of the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in Washington, DC.

Rep. of Illinois, a Republican. Adam Kinzinger hears during a business meeting of the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in Washington, DC.
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Spokeswoman Liz Cheney declined to comment on the possibility of testifying before members of the Secret Service January 6 Committee After the two agents disputed claims about Trump’s behavior during the riots.

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When pressed on the Secret Service members The witness speaks of the growing narrative contradictions in the evidence, Cheney denies.

“The committee has spoken with both Mr. Ornato and Mr. Engel, and we welcome additional testimony, under oath, from both of them and from others in the Secret Service who have any information about these issues,” Cheney told ABC. News.