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Jan. 6 “Select Committee” Withdraws Trump Subpoena

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By Ben Whedon, 12-28-22

The House select committee investigating the events at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, has informed former President Donald Trump that it would no longer seek his testimony and formally revoked its subpoena.

“In light of the imminent end of our investigation, the Select Committee can no longer pursue the specific information covered by the subpoena,” wrote committee chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., to Trump’s lawyers, according to CNN. “Therefore, through this letter, I hereby formally withdraw the subpoena issued to former President Trump, and notify you that he is no longer obligated to comply or produce records in response to said subpoena.”

The committee has already published its final report and referred Trump to the Department of Justice for criminal prosecution. It further faces certain dissolution upon the Republican takeover of the House of Representatives next week. Many GOP lawmakers have derided the committee as a partisan farce.

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