Sean Hannity broadcasts from the Republican National Convention at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Aug. 26, 2020. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
The day before far-right Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, Sean Hannity had a bad feeling. “Im very worried about the next 48 hours [sic],” the Fox News host texted White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.
The texts Hannity sent that day, and on Jan. 6 itself, were detailed in a Tuesday letter to Hannity requesting his voluntary compliance with the Jan. 6 committee, and not a formal subpoena the likes of which have been issued to Trump confidants like former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and Trump strategist Steve Bannon.
In texts he sent to Meadows and others before the riot, Hannity is transparently worried about the ongoing effort within the White House to subvert the…