Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot to vote on Trump’s subpoena

Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot to vote on Trump’s subpoena


The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riots in the Capitol plans to vote to subpoena the former president donald trump.

What happened: The committee is expected to vote to subpoena Trump during a public hearing Thursday, according to NBC News report. The committee had reportedly been considering the move for a while, and members had previously said they would consider interviewing Trump or the former vice president Mike Pence.

As part of her opening statement, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney said: “Without it, none of this would have happened [Trump]. He was personally and significantly involved in all of this.”

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It could happen again if proper action isn’t taken, Cheney added.

“Today we are going to focus on President Trump’s state of mind, his intentions, his motivations and how he has spurred others to do his bidding. And how another January 6th could happen again if we don’t take the necessary measures to prevent it.”

Trump was permanently banned Twitter Inc TWTR two days after the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, in the wake of posts that Twitter said incited violence.

shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp DWAC rise on Thursday after reports that alphabet inc WELL has approved the Truth Social App for distribution on the Google Play Store.

Digital World should merge with Trumps Trump Media & Technology Group, which is behind the Truth Social App. But Trump’s media company hit a few bumps in the merger process.

Less than a month later did not receive shareholder approval A re-vote was held to extend the vote on the merger delayed again in this week.

The extension of the merger vote is now planned for November 3rd. the SPAC could be liquidated in December if an extension is not approved.

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