Both Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney, the select committee’s chair and vice chair, agreed Thursday that it was time to bring the Supreme Court justice’s wife in for questioning.
The disclosure comes as the Jan. 6 committee prepares to begin contempt proceedings against the longtime Trump social media manager and another aide, Peter Navarro.
The new information was included in a new round of Jan. 6 committee subpoenas, which targeted a grab-bag of prominent Trump allies and minor players.
“It’d be very difficult for him to maintain ‘I can’t speak about events to you, but I can speak about them in my book,’” said Rep. Adam Schiff.
A veteran Justice Department attorney paved the way for congressional testimony but limited the topics former officials were permitted to discuss.