Courts, Government, Politics

Jan 6 Committee Demands Trump Testify

The January 6 committee, helmed by Democrat Chairman Bennie Thompson, has released its subpoena of former President Donald Trump, demanding that Trump testify before the committee on November 14. They further ask that he provide the committee with “relevant documentary material” by November 4.

The US midterm elections, upon which the fate of the balance of power in Congress relies, will be on November 8.

The deposition of Donald Trump will be conducted by the members of the January 6 committee, including Thompson, outgoing Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger, the only two members of the Republican Party to serve on the committee, as well as Zoe Lofgren, Adam Schiff, Pete Aguilar, Jamie Raskin, and Elaine Luria.

The committee asks that Trump tell them “promptly” if he intends to invoke his Fifth Amendment right to not answer questions on the grounds that he may incriminate himself. Trump has said that he “loves the idea of testifying.” Read more…

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