The Subtle Stagecraft Behind the January 6th Hearings

From a Washington Post story by Sarah Ellison, Jacqueline Alemany, and Josh Dawsey headlined “The subtle stagecraft behind the Jan. 6 hearings”:

Bill Stepien’s wife went into labor, and suddenly democracy hung in the balance.

Or at least that’s how it may have seemed on Monday morning of last week for the members and staff of the House select committee probing the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, who had been awaiting the former Trump campaign manager’s arrival for his televised testimony that day.