Jan. 6 Committee Democrats to Request Lawmaker Records

The Democrats running the Congressional Jan. 6 committee will seek records from multiple lawmakers as part of an inquiry into the Capitol riot. “We’ll look at everything that will give us information on what happened on January 6,” Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) told reporters on Aug. 23 when asked if the committee will be asking telecommunications companies for lawmakers’ records. Thompson said the committee will send letters out to major telecommunications and social media companies. He did not rule out eventually utilizing subpoenas. The committee had not yet interviewed any members of Congress, according to Thompson. “We have quite an exhaustive list of people,” he said when asked if the committee will be requesting records from members of the Trump family. “I won’t tell you who they are, but it’s several hundred people that make up the list of individuals we are planning to contact,” Thompson said. The committee is likely to pursue …Read More

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