Los Angeles: Sheriff Villanueva and top aide defy watchdog subpoenas

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and his second in command on Thursday defied subpoenas requiring them to testify before an oversight commission about ganglike groups of deputies and an investigative unit that has targeted the sheriff’s critics. The snub is the latest ploy in an increasingly hostile power struggle between Villanueva and the Sheriff Civilian OversightContinue reading “Los Angeles: Sheriff Villanueva and top aide defy watchdog subpoenas”

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 Committee Sets Bannon Contempt Vote For Tuesday – MSNBC

Biden says the Jan. 6 Committee subpoena holdouts should be prosecuted and a Capitol Police officer is charged with obstructing the investigation. Meanwhile an FDA panel recommends J&J Covid booster shot for adults.

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”

Watchdog Demands Probe Of Kevin McCarthy’s Threats Against Firms In Jan. 6 Investigation

Rep. McCarthy and Rep. Greene baselessly claimed companies could be shut down if they comply with legal requests from the House select committee. A watchdog group has filed an ethics complaint against House Minority Leader Kevin McCathy (R-Calif.) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) for threatening companies subpoenaed by the House select committee probing the CapitolContinue reading “Watchdog Demands Probe Of Kevin McCarthy’s Threats Against Firms In Jan. 6 Investigation”

Former FBI director dismisses Trump claims he’s protected from January 6 probe: ‘We have laws in this country’

House panel has issued sweeping requests to multiple government departments and agencies as it probes events leading up to Capitol insurrection A former FBI director has knocked back Trump’s claims that ‘executive privilege’ will protect him from the investigation by the Capitol riot committee. Speaking on CNN, former FBI deputy director Andy McCabe said that the scaleContinue reading “Former FBI director dismisses Trump claims he’s protected from January 6 probe: ‘We have laws in this country’”

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”

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