Babin, Brian

Brian Babin (R-Texas) has served in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2015, representing the 36th Congressional District in east Texas. A lifelong Republican, he supported the Big Lie and has worked for decades to turn what had previously been a heavily Democratic region in Texas solidly Republican.


Dec. 21, 2020 White House Meeting

About On Dec. 21, 2020, a group of congressional Republicans and Trump administration staff members met with the president at the White House to plot how to keep him in power by preventing Congress from certifying the Electoral College results on Jan. 6, 2021. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) organized the meeting, according to email records … Read more


Hice, Jody

Jody Hice (R-Ga.) is an evangelical who represented Georgia’s 10th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2015–22. He was a member of the right-wing House Freedom Caucus, and chose to run for secretary of state in Georgia in 2022 instead of campaigning to keep his congressional seat.


Trump, Donald J.

Donald Trump is a businessman who served one term as president of the U.S., holding office from Jan. 20, 2017–Jan. 20, 2021. He was the first president in U.S. history with no prior experience in government or the military, and by the end of his term in office, he also became the first president to be impeached twice.


Trump’s Inner Circle

Both before and after the 2020 election, members of Trump’s administration and inner circle amplified lies about fraud and a stolen election, including people such as Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, economic advisor Peter Navarro, and legal and political advisors John Eastman, Boris Epshteyn, Rudy Giuliani, Cleta Mitchell, and Sydney Powell, among others.