The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill riots will hold its final public hearing ahead of the November midterms on Thursday.

The committee digs deeper into damning evidence revealing the extent to which Donald Trump and his aides had sought to leverage the powers of the presidency to keep him in office despite his election defeat. According to CNN sources, some of the evidence presented Thursday could come from new witnesses, which could include Trump’s former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin, and former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao

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The House Select Committee investigators have interviewed Mnuchin. However, the details of the questioning has not been revealed so far.

The hearing is expected to focus on the former President’s continued efforts to claim the 2020 election was stolen.

“There remains a clear and present danger to our electoral system and to democratic institutions. So, that is something that will come through in our final hearing. This is not ancient history we’re talking about, this is a continuing threat,” Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin told CNN.

“I think the single most urgent question is OK, what is the continuing clear and present danger we face now from the forces that Donald Trump unleashed.”

Who is Steven Mnuchin?

American investment banker and film producer Mnuchin served as the 77th United States secretary of the treasury as part of the Cabinet of Donald Trump from 2017 to 2021. Mnuchin was one of the few high-profile members of Trump’s cabinet whom the president did not dismiss.

Mnuchin earlier has been a hedge fund manager and investor.

After graduating from Yale University in 1985, Mnuchin joined the investment bank Goldman Sachs. He worked at Goldman Sachs for 17 years, eventually becoming its chief information officer.

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After he left Goldman Sachs in 2002, he worked for and founded several hedge funds and launched Dune Entertainment, a motion picture production company.

Mnuchin was a member of Sears Holdings’s Board of Directors from 2005 until December 2016. 

From 1992 to 1999, Mnuchin was married to Kathryn Leigh McCarver. In 1999, Mnuchin married Heather deForest Crosby. The couple had three children together. They divorced in 2014.

Mnuchin married actress Louise Linton on June 24, 2017, with Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the ceremony.