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Trump blasts House Jan. 6 panel in memo, but doesn’t respond to subpoena for sworn testimony

Written by on October 14, 2022

  • Trump once more falsely claimed he gained the 2020 election regardless of getting 7 million fewer votes than President Biden.
  • Trump referred to as the Home Jan. 6 hearings a “Present Trial” regardless of GOP leaders refusing to take part.
  • The committee voted Thursday to subpoena Trump, in search of his sworn testimony.

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump sent a 14-page memo to the Home committee investigating the Capitol assault on Jan. 6, 2021, complaining in a well-known litany of grievances a couple of “Present Trial” and “Witch Hunt,” however not addressing the subpoena the panel voted on Thursday.

Highlights from Trump’s memo and the committee’s listening to embrace:

President Trump is pictured speaking to his supporters at a rally on the Ellipse near the White House on Jan. 6, 2021.

Trump complaints rebutted by his personal aides

In Friday’s memo, Trump railed towards investigations of Russian interference within the 2016 election, his two impeachments whereas president and the committee’s inquiry. Trump continued to argue with out proof that the 2020 election was stolen and that the committee was filled with “extremely partisan political Hacks and Thugs.”

“No work was carried out by the Committee on Election Fraud,” Trump wrote.

His commentary ignored testimony at the hearing from Trump’s own campaign aides reminiscent of marketing campaign supervisor Invoice Stepien and his personal administration officers together with former Lawyer Basic Invoice Barr, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, who testified there was no widespread fraud and he misplaced the election.

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified Trump mentioned he did not need to inform individuals he misplaced.

A video of President Trump’s motorcade leaving the January 6th rally on the Ellipse is displayed as Cassidy Hutchinson, former Special Assistant to President Trump, testifies during the sixth public hearing by the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 28, 2022.

Trump memo follows committee vote to subpoena testimony

The memo followed the committee’s ninth hearing of the year outlining how Trump fought to overturn the 2020 election after his loss, organized faux electors and spurred an armed mob to the Capitol as Electoral School votes had been counted.

The committee voted Thursday to subpoena Trump for sworn testimony and paperwork. He has fought a earlier committee subpoena for his administration’s paperwork  within the custody of the Nationwide Archives and Data Administration and lost at the Supreme Court.