Donald Trump’s former deputy chief of staff denies explosive claims that the former president tried to grab the wheel of the presidential limo to join protesters in the Capitol on Jan. 6.
- Former Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified that Trump attempted to drive the limousine to the Capitol on Jan. 6.
- Intelligence agent Tony Ornato denied her claim that Trump tried to grab the steering wheel.
- Former Trump aides Olivia Troye and Alyssa Farah Griffin say Ornato has lied for Trump in the past.
Two former Trump White House aides are accusing a senior Secret Service official and key defender of the then President’s actions during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot of being a political loyalist with a history of lying.
Former assistants Olivia Troye and Alyssa Farah Griffin have criticized Secret Service official Anthony Ornato amid reports he denies that an enraged Donald Trump grabbed the wheel of his presidential SUV sedan that day and headed for a Secret Service agents fell in the front seat. These explosive allegations were made by another ex-Trump aide, Cassidy Hutchinson, last week before the special committee investigating the attack on the Capitol.