During the Jan. 6 hearing on Tuesday, state officials testified about attacks and harassment that they faced for not going along with former President Donald Trump's pressure to overturn the 2020 U.S. Presidential election.

Fox News reported that the hearing included information on the roles that Andy Biggs, who represents Arizona's Fighting Fifth, and Grand Old Party Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson's office played in Trump's efforts to reject their states' electors. Officials once again rebutted the former President's unfounded claims the 2020 election was stolen.

During Tuesday's hearing, Representative Adam Schiff led the questioning. Georgia Secretary of State Chief Operating Officer Gabriel Sterling and Arizona House Speaker Russell Bowers were among the other witnesses. In a second witness panel, Georgia election worker Shaye Moss testified herself.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger told Schiff during his questioning that after the 2020 election, his email, cell phone "was doxxed," and so he was "getting texts all over the country." He shared that eventually his wife started getting the texts and hers typically came in as "sexualized threats, which were disgusting." He thinks that they started going after her just to "probably put pressure on me."

In a video, Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey detailed the fallout of when Trump tweeted his personal phone number.

According to the Jan. 6 committee, Pennsylvania House Speaker Brian Cutler, who is a Republican, got "daily voicemails from Trump's lawyers," after the election. He said that there were multiple protests outside his district office and house, and "all of my personal information was doxxed online."

Moss said that she got a "lot of threats wishing death upon me, telling me that, you know, I'll be in jail with my mother." She shared that a lot of them were racist, and that a lot of them were "just hateful."

Independent reported that next month, the committee will hold at least two more hearings. They are expected to focus on the far-right domestic extremists who attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 last year and what Trump was doing inside the White House as the violence unfolded.

Meanwhile, Chairman Bennie Thompson said that a handful of election officials in several key states stood between "Trump and the upending of American democracy." He praised them as heroes and the “backbone of our democracy," according to the Associated Press.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump is displayed on a screen
Former U.S. President Donald Trump is displayed on a screen during a hearing by the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol on June 09, 2022 in Washington, DC. The bipartisan committee, which has been gathering evidence related to the January 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol for almost a year, will present its findings in a series of televised hearings. On January 6, 2021, supporters of President Donald Trump attacked the U.S. Capitol Building during an attempt to disrupt a congressional vote to confirm the electoral college win for Joe Biden. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images

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