Donald Trump’s former deputy chief of staff disputes explosive testimony that the former president tried to grab the wheel of the presidential limousine on Jan. 6 to join protesters at the Capitol.
- Former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Trump attempted to send the limousine to the Capitol on Jan. 6.
- Secret Service official Tony Ornato disputed her claim that Trump tried to grab the wheel.
- Former Trump associates Olivia Troye and Alyssa Farah Griffin say Ornato has a history of lying to Trump.
Two former Trump White House staff members accuse a top Secret Service official and key defender of the then president’s actions during the Jan. 6 Capitol uprising as a political loyalist with a history of lying.
Former aides Olivia Troye and Alyssa Farah Griffin have criticized Secret Service official Anthony Ornato amid reports he disputes an angry Donald Trump grabbed the wheel of his presidential SUV limousine and jumped to a Secret Service agent in the front seat that day. Those explosive allegations were made last week by another ex-Trump aide, Cassidy Hutchinson, before the Select Committee investigating the attack on the Capitol.