Jan. 6 Panel Could Subpoena Trump, McCarthy: Cheney

The House of Representatives committee investigating what happened on Jan. 6 could subpoena former President Donald Trump, one of its Republican members said Tuesday. “It could. The committee will go wherever we need to go to get to the facts,” Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), a harsh Trump critic, said on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “This Capitol was attacked, it was attacked while we were counting electoral votes, and the American people deserve the truth.” The panel may also subpoena House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio). Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the chairman of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, said last week that he planned to subpoena members of Congress and top Trump administration officials. “Nothing is off limits,” he told The Guardian. Communications between Trump and others, including McCarthy, would be part of the probe, Thompson also …Read More

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