Trump responds to Jan. 6 committee subpoena with usual election lies

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2022
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FACT CHECK

Former President Donald Trump was subpoenaed Thursday by the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

Trump’s response: his usual election lies.

In a rambling 14-page letter to committee chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, Trump did not say whether he would comply with the subpoena. Instead, he repeated various long-debunked election claims.

Here is a non-exhaustive fact check of some of Trump’s claims in the letter.

Trump’s title on the document was this: “THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 2020 WAS RIGGED AND STOLEN!”

Facts First: This is false. The 2020 election was not...

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