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Jan. 6 Commission to release ‘all evidence’ within a month, Lofgren says

Washington – Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a member of the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, said Sunday that the panel would release “all the evidence” it gathered during the investigation. I was. One month until Republicans take control of the House.”

In an interview with “Face the Nation,” Lofgren stressed that the House Selection Committee conducts its own investigations and does not share information with the Justice Department. The California Democrat said it would make all evidence gathered by the commission public, along with its report of its findings.

“Within a month, all the evidence, all the evidence that we find will be available to the public, for better or worse,” Lofgren told Face the Nation. “And, as the hearings showed, central to efforts to overturn the elections in which the former president was duly elected, rallying a mob and sending it to Congress to block the peaceful transfer of power It’s pretty shocking.”

Over the course of nine public hearings held over the summer and fall, the selection committee sought a multifaceted approach by former President Donald Trump and his allies to block the transfer of power and keep Trump in office. I planned what you said was a campaign. Phase II. The panel has concluded its hearing, but investigators are continuing to hear from witnesses. Head of Trump’s Secret Service DetailsRobert Engel with the former president on Jan. 6.

committee too issued a summons To Trump for testimony and documents, but ex-President filed a lawsuit Oppose the Commission in an attempt to hinder it. The lawsuit will likely close the door for Trump to comply with investigators’ demands before the panel ends and Republicans take control of the House in January.

The committee did not subpoena former Vice President Mike Pence, but members indicated they were interested in hearing from him. told ‘Face the Nation’ He appears in front of the panel and “closes the door.”

“Congress has no right to hear my testimony,” Pence said. I believe will set a terrible precedent.”

In response to Trump and Pence’s refusal to cooperate with the commission’s investigation, Lofgren said the members wished the pair had answered questions from investigators, saying that Gerald Ford and Theodore Roosevelt He mentioned other presidents, including testified Before parliament. Still, she acknowledged that time is likely to run out before the committee fights Trump in court and forces him to comply.

“Thanksgiving is coming up and the committee will turn to pumpkins at the end of December. So we don’t have time to litigate this,” she said. If not, I should have.”

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/january-6-committee-evidence-zoe-lofgren-face-the-nation/ Jan. 6 Commission to release ‘all evidence’ within a month, Lofgren says

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