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”

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle

The four will be commanded to produce relevant documents by Oct. 7 and appear for depositions the following week. The select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is issuing subpoenas to four current and former top aides to President Donald Trump, including his most recent chief of staff Mark Meadows. The committee issued its firstContinue reading “Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 4 from Trump’s inner circle”

Trump Tried to Install Ex-Nunes Aide Kash Patel as FBI Deputy in Plot to Get Rid of Wray, Says Report

It seems that former President Donald Trump got much closer to ousting FBI Director Christopher Wray—and installing some friendly faces at the agency in Wray’s place—than was previously known. Wray’s job often appeared under threat during Trump’s presidency, particularly when Trump publicly criticized the FBI chief for testifying about Russian interference in the 2016 election.Continue reading “Trump Tried to Install Ex-Nunes Aide Kash Patel as FBI Deputy in Plot to Get Rid of Wray, Says Report”

DOJ Investigating Whether Former National Security Official and Trump Loyalist Disclosed Classified Information: Report

The Department of Justice is investigating whether Kashyap “Kash” Patel, a former high-ranking national security official in the Trump administration, improperly disclosed classified information in attempt to reveal that former President Donald Trump was being targeted by the alleged “deep state” within the federal government, The Washington Post reported Friday. The possible existence of the inquiry into the 41-year-old Patel wasContinue reading “DOJ Investigating Whether Former National Security Official and Trump Loyalist Disclosed Classified Information: Report”

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