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Trump Fights Jan. 6 Subpoena With 41-Page Complaint

Lawsuit likely means former president won't testify before House committee before it disbands

(Newser) - There were hints last month that, under certain conditions, Donald Trump might agree to testify before the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, but it appears now that's not his plan. Axios reports the former president filed a lawsuit Friday to block the subpoena issued by the...

Steven Bannon Sentenced to 4 Months in Prison
Bannon Makes
His Next Move in
Contempt Case

Bannon Makes His Next Move in Contempt Case

Trump ally officially files appeal over conviction, 4-month prison sentence

(Newser) - Steve Bannon is officially pushing back on his most recent conviction and its accompanying four-month prison sentence. Reuters reports the 68-year-old Trump ally filed an appeal notice Friday in federal court, two weeks after he was sentenced in his contempt of Congress case, in which he refused to testify or...

Emails Show Trump Team Was Counting on Thomas

Eastman agreed in newly released emails discussing overturning election results

(Newser) - Emails to and from lawyers for then-President Donald Trump show they thought the effort to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election depended on the help of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. A federal judge in California ordered that the eight emails be released, the Washington Post reports. The...

Jan. 6 Panel in Talks With Team Trump:Cheney

Discussions around testimony are happening, she says

(Newser) - Former President Trump's legal team is "in discussions" with the House select committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, according to Liz Cheney. The congresswoman says the talks center around the former POTUS testifying under oath in the investigation, CNN and ABC News report....

Haberman: Trump May Testify Under One Condition

Former president wants to do so on live TV, says 'NYT' reporter

(Newser) - A day after the House Jan. 6 panel voted to subpoena former President Trump , it remains unclear whether Trump will agree to answer questions. In an angry written response Friday, Trump didn't directly answer the question while reiterating complaints about a politically biased "Witch Hunt," per the...

Takeaways From What Could Be the Last Jan. 6 Hearing

Question of criminal referral was left unresolved

(Newser) - The ninth and probably last public hearing from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack ended Thursday with a vote to subpoena former President Trump. Earlier, the panel presented more evidence that advisers had urged Trump to declare victory on Election Day in 2020 whether he had won or...

Pelosi in New Jan. 6 Footage: 'I'm Gonna Punch Him Out'

Never-before-seen video shot during riot shows House Speaker Pelosi's shock, anger at Trump

(Newser) - The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot on the US Capitol held its final public hearing before the midterms on Thursday, in which it resumed making its case against Donald Trump and even voted unanimously at the end of the hearing to subpoena the former president to testify....

Panel: Trump's Election 'Lie' Was Premeditated

President planned to declare victory no matter what, says Jan. 6 committee

(Newser) - The House Jan. 6 panel resumed making its case against former President Trump on Thursday, and one key assertion is that Trump planned to declare election victory no matter the results, reports CNN . “This big lie, President Trump’s effort to convince Americans that he had won the 2020...

Jan. 6 Panel Plans to Vote on Trump Subpoena
Jan. 6 Panel Votes
to Subpoena Trump

Jan. 6 Panel Votes to Subpoena Trump

'None of this would have happened without him,' says Liz Cheney

(Newser) - Updated: The House Jan. 6 panel voted unanimously on Thursday to subpoena former President Trump to testify about his words and actions related to the Capitol riot, reports the AP . “We must seek the testimony under oath of January 6th’s central player,” said Liz Cheney, the committee’...

Jan. 6 Panel Expected to Share Ginni Thomas Testimony

Thursday's hearing is set to offer 'surprising' details, a look into Trump's 'state of mind'

(Newser) - The House Jan. 6 committee is set to unveil "surprising" details, including evidence from former President Trump's Secret Service, about the 2021 attack on the Capitol in what's likely to be its last public hearing before the November midterm elections. The hearing Thursday afternoon, the 10th public...

Jan. 6 Hearings to Resume
Jan. 6 Hearings to Resume

Jan. 6 Hearings to Resume

Chairman says Trump PAC will be a subject

(Newser) - The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol has scheduled its next hearing for Oct. 13, pushing the investigation back into the limelight less than three weeks before the midterm election that will determine control of Congress. It will be the panel's first public session...

Jan. 6 Panel Delays Hearing as Hurricane Nears Florida

'We’re praying for the safety of all those in the storm’s path'

(Newser) - The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol announced Tuesday that it had postponed a hearing scheduled for Wednesday as a hurricane hurtled toward the Florida coast. The committee had planned to hold what was likely to be its final investigative hearing Wednesday afternoon, but members...

Jan. 6 Committee Trashes Book by Former Staffer

Republican Denver Riggleman is eager to share his insider perspective

(Newser) - Days before it's scheduled to deliver a final public hearing, the House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack got an unwelcome surprise Sunday from an ex-staffer. Per the Washington Post, Denver Riggleman, a former House member and "Never Trump" Republican who worked briefly as a technical...

Ginni Thomas Reaches Deal With House Jan. 6 Committee

Wife of Clarence Thomas agrees to be interviewed

(Newser) - The House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol is getting what it wants : Sources told outlets including CNN and NBC News that Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, had reached an agreement with the select committee and would sit down...

Gaetz Wanted a Pardon in Sex Trafficking Case: Witness

Panel had heard testimony that pardon requests were over efforts to overturn election

(Newser) - Rep. Matt Gaetz, who's under federal investigation on suspicion of sex trafficking, told former President Donald Trump's chief of staff that a preemptive pardon in the case "would be great," a witness told a House committee. Johnny McEntee, a White House aide during Trump's term,...

Trump Ally Just Sued the Jan. 6 Committee

Pennsylvania governor candidate Doug Mastriano says panel can't force him to sit for deposition

(Newser) - The Jan. 6 House panel has been hit with a lawsuit from one of its potential witnesses. Doug Mastriano, the GOP nominee for governor in Pennsylvania, filed suit in federal court in his home state on Thursday, reports Politico . The staunch supporter of former President Trump argues that the panel...

January 6 Panel Wants to Talk to Newt Gingrich

Committee is asking for a voluntary interview

(Newser) - The House January 6 panel is asking Newt Gingrich to voluntarily cooperate with its probe into the 2021 attack on the US Capitol. In a letter sent to the former GOP House speaker, the select committee says it has obtained emails between Gingrich, Jared Kushner, Jason Miller, and other senior...

Secret Service Official Integral to Jan. 6 Probe Abruptly Retires

Tony Ornato says he has long been planning the move

(Newser) - Anthony Ornato, the Secret Service official turned Trump staffer who has become enmeshed in the House January 6 probe , abruptly retired Monday. The Intercept calls the move, which came two days before his planned interview with Department of Homeland Security investigators who are probing the Capitol riot, "unexpected."...

Pence Would 'Consider' an Invite From Jan. 6 Committee

Though he said it would be 'unprecedented' for a VP to be summoned

(Newser) - Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke in New Hampshire on Wednesday, and comments he made on two topics are getting some attention.
  • On Mar-a-Lago FBI search: "We can hold the attorney general accountable for the decision he made without attacking the rank-and-file law enforcement personnel at the FBI,"

2 Years' Worth of Alex Jones' Texts Given to House Jan. 6 Panel

Though not the ones they really wanted

(Newser) - After months of working to get access to them, the House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol on Monday received more than two years' worth of Alex Jones' text messages, sources say. The messages, which were turned over to the committee by a lawyer for...

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