Liz Cheney praised former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony before the Jan. 6 panel.
During an ABC interview, Cheney dismissed attacks on Hutchinson's testimony by anonymous sources.
"The Committee is not going to stand by and watch her character be assassinated," she said.
Rep. Liz Cheney in an interview that aired on Sunday reaffirmed her confidence in former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony and said that the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol wouldn't sit by idly and let her endure anonymous attacks.
While sitting down with ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., the Wyoming Republican expressed confidence in Hutchinson and the credibility of future hearings.
"What Cassidy Hutchinson did was an unbelievable example of bravery and of courage and patriotism in the face of real pressure," she said.
"The Committee is not going to stand by and watch her character be assassinated by anonymous sources and by men who are claiming executive privilege. And so we look forward very much to additional testimony under oath on a whole range of issues," she added.
Hutchinson during her bombshell testimony last week said that former President Donald Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of his SUV while demanding to be taken to the Capitol on January 6.
Trump has refuted the claims, calling Hutchinson "bad news" and claiming that he "hardly" knew the staffer, who on the day of the riot, was a top aide to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows.
Cheney told Karl that the panel has "significant evidence" on an array of issues, including Trump's "intense anger."
"Let me just leave it there. I think you will continue to see in coming days and weeks additional detail about the president's activities and behavior on that day," she said.
The congresswoman also remarked that the hearings were not designed to be "political," but to make the public aware of what transpired on January 6 — with them making their own respective judgement calls based on the statements of the individuals who sat down before the committee.
"The goal of the hearings is to make sure that Americans understand what happened, to help inform legislation, legislative changes that we might need to make," she said.
"But I think it's also the case that there's not a single thing that I have learned as we have been involved in this investigation that has made me less concerned and I think there's no question, I mean, a man as dangerous as Donald Trump can absolutely never be anywhere near the Oval Office ever again," she added.
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