Call Pence or Trump? It’s decision time for January 6 panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 protests has interviewed nearly 1,000 people. But the nine-member panel has yet to talk to the two most prominent players in that day’s events — former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence. As the investigation winds down and the panel plans a series of hearings in […]

Supreme Court allows Jan. 6 committee to get Trump documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. The justices on Wednesday rejected a bid by Trump to withhold the documents from the committee until the issue is finally resolved by the […]

January 6 committee subpoenas Trump aide, 2 GOP strategists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection is demanding records and testimony from a former White House aide they say helped draft former President Donald Trump’s January 6, 2021, speech, along with two others it says were in communication with people close to Trump. Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, Democratic chairman of […]

January 6 committee prepares to go public as findings mount

WASHINGTON (AP) — They’ve interviewed more than 300 witnesses, collected tens of thousands of documents and traveled around the country to talk to election officials who claim they were pressured by Donald Trump. Now, after six months of intense work, the House committee investigating the January 6 protest is preparing to go public. In the […]

Jan. 6 committee seeks interview with GOP Rep. Jim Jordan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol protests requested an interview and information from Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio on Wednesday, the second time this week the committee publicly sought to interview a sitting member of Congress. In a letter to Jordan, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, Democratic chairman of […]

January 6 panel votes for contempt charges against Mark Meadows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the January 6 Capitol protests voted Monday to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows as lawmakers revealed a series of frantic texts he received as the protests were underway. The texts, provided by Meadows before he ceased cooperating with the committee, revealed that members of […]

Court temporarily delays release of Trump’s Jan. 6 records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday temporarily blocked the release of White House records sought by a U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, granting — for now — a request from former President Donald Trump. The administrative injunction issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia […]