Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson told the Jan. 6 committee in a last-minute hearing that then-President Trump pushed to join the crowd of his supporters at the Capitol, some of whom he knew were armed, and allegedly said, “They’re not here to hurt me.” Hutchinson also testified the former president got physical with the Secret Service when they refused. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports for TODAY.
Wednesday, June 29
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Beachfront returned to Black family 98 years after officials seized it
98 years after California officials seized prime oceanfront land from a Black family, a Los Angeles County commission voted yesterday to return the property to the original owners’ family. Willa and Charles Bruce purchased the Manhattan Beach land in 1912, but the land was taken from them in 1924 under the guise of eminent domain.
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Hero Boy Scouts speak out after Amtrak derailment in Missouri
Two Boy Scout troops from Wisconsin are being hailed as heroes for their rescue effort onboard the Amtrak train that hit a dump truck and derailed in Missouri. One Scout said, “I think it’s just kind of instinct for all of us because the first thing that came into my mind was to make sure everyone was ok.” NBC’s Maggie Vespa reports for TODAY.