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The subpoena requests Trump to testify under oath and turn over documents.
On Friday, the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol issued a subpoena for testimony and documents from former president Donald Trump, ordering him to appear before a panel of lawmakers next month. The subpoena requests that Trump hand over any legally relevant documents by November 4 and testify under oath on November 14.
The Jan. 6 committee has reviewed thousands of witnesses and millions of documents piecing together the events before and during last year’s attack on the Capitol. They made clear that Trump is a “clear and present danger,” as my colleague David Corn wrote.
The committee vice chairwoman Liz Cheney and chairman Bennie G. Thompson released a letter addressed to the billionaire, stating that they’ve come to the conclusion that Trump played a “central role in a deliberate, orchestrated effort” to overturn the 2020 election.
Earlier this week, Cheney said that if Trump refused to comply legislators would “take the steps we need to take after that.”
Pursuant to a unanimous vote, the Select Committee issued a subpoena to former President Donald Trump for testimony and records relevant to the Select Committee’s investigation into the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol and its causes.
— January 6th Committee (@January6thCmte) October 21, 2022
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