Rep.Thompson On Jan. 6 Investigation: We Won’t Be Bullied By Mr. Jordan Or Anybody Else – MSNBC

The House voting to refer Steve Bannon to the Department of Justice for criminal contempt is discussed by Jan. 6 select committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson. Regarding moving forward with the investigation into the Capitol insurrection, Chairman Thompson tells Joy Reid, ‘We will do our work, but again, we won’t be bullied by Mr. JordanContinue reading “Rep.Thompson On Jan. 6 Investigation: We Won’t Be Bullied By Mr. Jordan Or Anybody Else – MSNBC”

Capitol riot committee recommends criminal contempt for Bannon

Committee unanimously voted to recommend contempt of Congress charges against the former Trump adviser, who could face a year in jail The House committee investigating the 6 January Capitol insurrection voted unanimously on Monday to hold former Trump administration official Steve Bannon in contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena for documents and testimony concerning the worst attack on the US CapitolContinue reading “Capitol riot committee recommends criminal contempt for Bannon”

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas a Trump ally who promised to pursue his election fraud claims

The Democratic-led House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol issued a subpoena Wednesday for an ex-Justice Department official who had promised to pursue former President Donald Trump’s false election fraud claims. The official, Jeffrey Clark, was a key figure in a recent Senate report detailing Trump’s attempts to enlist the department in his effortsContinue reading “Jan. 6 panel subpoenas a Trump ally who promised to pursue his election fraud claims”

Jan. 6 commission threatens criminal referrals after Steve Bannon snubs subpoena

The commission said the former White House adviser “indicated that he will try to hide behind vague references to privileges of the former President.” The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol is threatening to hand out criminal contempt referrals after a lawyer for former Trump strategist Steve Bannon said his client would notContinue reading “Jan. 6 commission threatens criminal referrals after Steve Bannon snubs subpoena”

House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack is preparing to send requests to telecommunications companies, asking that they preserve the phone records of several members of Congress, people familiar with the matter told CNN. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), chairman of the committee, confirmed with CNN on Monday that letters will be sent toContinue reading “House committee investigating Jan. 6 Capitol riot to seek phone records of lawmakers”

McCarthy threatens to strip GOP members of committee assignments if they accept an offer from Pelosi to serve on 1/6 commission

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday issued a blanket threat during a meeting with freshmen members of his caucus that he would strip any Republican member of their committee assignments if they accept an offer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection, according to two GOPContinue reading “McCarthy threatens to strip GOP members of committee assignments if they accept an offer from Pelosi to serve on 1/6 commission”

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