At the end of the Jan. 6 committee’s second prime-time hearing, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., the panel’s vice chair, delivered a lengthy closing statement focused on what she said were former President Donald Trump’s “premeditated” efforts to convince his supporters that the election was stolen, leading up to the riot at the Capitol and his refusal to quell the violence.

Below are Cheney’s full remarks as delivered from the eighth televised committee hearing on July 21:

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