Jan 6 Panel Subpoenas House Minority Leader McCarthy, 4 Other GOP Reps

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Jan 6 Panel Subpoenas House Minority Leader McCarthy, 4 Other GOP Reps

Jan 6 Panel Subpoenas , House Minority Leader McCarthy, , 4 Other GOP Reps.

The five subpoenaed Representatives had all declined a voluntary meeting with the House special committee.

.

In addition to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

The Jan.

6 panel also subpoenaed PA Rep.

Scott Perry.

OH Rep.

Jim Jordan.

AZ Rep.

Andy Biggs ... ... and AL Rep.

Mo Brooks.

It is rare for a House committee to issue subpoenas against its own members.

The Special House Committee will hold public hearings in June pertaining to the U.S. Capitol riots that occurred on Jan.

6.

In a statement confirming the subpoenas, democratic MS Rep.

Bennie Thompson explained the panel's decision.

The select committee has learned that several of our colleagues have information relevant to our investigation into the attack on Jan.

6 and the events leading up to it.

, Rep.

Bennie Thompson (D-MS), via 'The New York Times'.

Before we hold our hearings next month, we wished to provide members the opportunity to discuss these matters with the committee voluntarily.

, Rep.

Bennie Thompson (D-MS), via 'The New York Times'.

Regrettably, the individuals receiving subpoenas today have refused and we’re forced to take this step to help ensure the committee uncovers facts concerning Jan.

6, Rep.

Bennie Thompson (D-MS), via 'The New York Times'.

The subpoenas come after weeks of research and internal debate among committee members as to whether the action was necessary.

Minority Leader McCarthy is said to have consulted with counsel as to how to fight the subpoena.

The panel reportedly wishes to question McCarthy about his post-Jan.

6 conversations concerning former President Donald Trump


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