Author: Rebecca Beitsch

Tensions rise between DOJ, Jan. 6 panel

After weeks of airing concerns the Justice Department may not be moving aggressively enough to prosecute former President Trump and others in his orbit, lawmakers on the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack met the department’s request for assistance with an interesting response: Not so fast. The Justice Department has asked the committee to…

DOJ asks Jan. 6 committee for its transcripts: report

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked the Jan. 6 House committee to turn over some transcripts of depositions it has conducted as part of its investigation into the attack on the Capitol, according to Tuesday reporting from The New York Times. According to the Times, Kenneth Polite Jr., the assistant attorney general for the…

Jan 6 panel has no plans to call Trump

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has no current plans to call former President Trump before the panel, Chair Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) told reporters Tuesday. “We’ve looked at talking to a lot of people. We’ve not canceled out anything, but there’s no feeling among the committee to call him as…