January 6 McCarthy subpoenas panel of four other GOP members


House officials said Thursday they had issued subpoenas against House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other Republicans as part of an investigation into the violent January 6 riots. attack.

Jan 6 McCarthy, R-Calif., Republican Congressman Jim Jordan, Scott Perry of Pennsylvania, Andy Biggs of Arizona, and subpoena of panel against Mo Brooks of Alabama A series of public hearings this summer.

The committee has been investigating meetings with then-President Donald Trump and McCarthy on the day of the attack, as well as meetings of four other lawmakers with the White House as Trump and his aides conspired to conspire to overturn his defeat.

Parliamentary subpoenas of incumbent members, especially party leaders, are almost unprecedented in recent decades. The panel, along with a handful of other Republican lawmakers, had previously asked five men to voluntarily cooperate, but all refused to speak to the panel.

“This membership includes those who attended White House meetings, those who spoke directly with President Trump before and during the Capitol attack, and those who were involved in the planning and coordination of certain activities in January and before that. 6 days,” the committee said in announcing the subpoena.

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