Brooklyn Trump fan, Anton Lunyk identified as 'knucklehead' Capitol rioter who received phone call from White House on Jan. 6: report
A Brooklyn "knucklehead" who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 has been identified as the recipient of a mysterious nine-second phone call from the White House placed during the riot.The call from the White House was not mentioned at the sentencing for Lunyk and his two MAGA friends, who received sentences of home confinement and small fines along with a tongue lashing from a federal judge.The mystery call was revealed by former Jan. 6 staffer and ex-Rep.But investigators and members of the Jan. 6 committee reportedly downplayed that claim, noting that Lunyk says he doesn't know anything about the call and doesn't know Trump or anyone on his staff.
CNN: White House Called Rioter Anton Lunyk on Jan.
The rioter who received a mysterious, nine-second phone call from the White House on Jan. 6 has been identified by CNN.In a report by Jamie Gangel and Elizabeth Stuart, CNN named Anton Lunyk as the man who received a call from the White House at 4:34 on Jan. 6."When the White House just happened to call numbers that somebody misdialed a rioter that day, on January 6th?There is no known motive for why this call was placed, and for now, the identity of the person at the White House who made it remains a mystery.
Former Trump Chief of Staff Roasts His Lawyers: 'He's Had a Mishmash of Really Bizarre Individuals Representing Him'
The former White House chief of staff was reacting to a CNN report about Trump's lawyers waging a "secret court fight" to prevent a grand jury from obtaining information about his attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, including the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol insurrection.Mick Mulvaney threw shade at the cast of characters that former President Donald Trump has hired to be his attorneys over the years.The attorney-client privilege is different from executive privilege.CNN reported the legal dispute is under seal and happened after a grand jury subpoenaed former White House lawyer Eric Herschmann.