Trump officially subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2022
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The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on Friday formally issued a subpoena to former President Trump.

Why it matters: Trump is the highest-ranking individual targeted for testimony by the panel, which has been building a case that the ex-president was the primary instigator of the deadly riot.

Driving the news: Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the chair and vice chair of the panel, are requesting Trump turn over documents by Nov. 4 and appear for a deposition on Nov. 14.

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