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Trump-Inspired Menacing of Officials Dominates Jan. 6 Hearing

  • State officials suffer armed protesters, public accusations
  • Ex-election worker says ‘It’s affected my life in a major way’
Wandrea Moss, former Georgia election worker, during a hearing in Washington on June 21. 

Wandrea Moss, former Georgia election worker, during a hearing in Washington on June 21. 

Photographer: Michael Reynolds/EPA/Bloomberg

State officials who resisted pressure from Donald Trump to overturn election results testified Tuesday to withstanding an atmosphere of escalating menace including armed protesters massing outside their homes, public accusations of pedophilia and, in one case, a break-in at his daughter-in-law’s home.

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers, a Republican who backed Trump’s re-election but refused to help him de-certify the outcome, told the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection of continuing protests unnerving his “gravely ill” daughter and “valiant” wife.