Trump claims to have 'no idea what a burner phone is' as he denies wrongdoing during 7-hour gap in White House Jan. 6 records

Trump claims to have 'no idea what a burner phone is' as he denies wrongdoing during 7-hour gap in White House Jan. 6 records
President Donald Trump pauses during the 9/11 Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 2017. During the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, 184 people were killed at the Pentagon. To the left is first lady Melania Trump, and to the right are Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford. (DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

Former President Donald Trump is denying allegations suggesting he may have had access to a burner phone while a mob of his angry supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

According to Raw Story, one member of the House Select Committee released a statement addressing the latest developments saying "the committee was investigating a 'possible coverup' of the official White House record from that day and looking at whether Donald Trump used 'burner phones.'"

However, Trump is adamantly denying the claims. In a statement to The Washington Post, Trump addressed the current situation as he denied all allegations of wrongdoing.

On Monday, March 28, the former president told The Post, "I have no idea what a burner phone is, to the best of my knowledge I have never even heard the term."

Trump's statement comes as the committee investigates the seven-hour gap in Trump's official notations on the day of the insurrection.

Per Raw Story:

"The committee is investigating whether Trump communicated through backchannels, including aides' phones or disposable personal phones, according to two sources with knowledge of the probe, after call records turned over by the National Archives showed a seven-hour and 37-minute gap, from 11:17 a.m. to 6:54 p.m."

According to multiple sources familiar with Trump's daily activities during his time in office, he had a tendency to use multiple phones.

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