Hope Hicks says Trump didn't care about damaging legacy

  • Former Trump aide Hope Hicks was concerned former President Donald Trump was damaging his legacy by continuing to contest the 2020 election results — but he didn’t seem to care.
  • “He said something along the lines of: Nobody will care about my legacy if I lose. So, that won’t matter. The only thing that matters is winning,” Hicks said in new testimony released Monday during the final public hearing of the Jan. 6 committee.
  • The testimony from Hicks was used by the committee as an example of aides and officials around Trump telling him there were not levels of voter fraud prevalent enough to overturn the results of the election.
  • “I was becoming increasingly concerned that we were damaging his legacy,” Hicks said of the refusal by Trump’s team to concede the election.
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