Jan. 6 Committee Requests Interview With Ivanka Trump

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By Newsy Staff
January 21, 2022

The missive is the committee's archetypal effort to question accusation from wrong the Trump family.

The House committee investigating the Capitol riot is asking erstwhile White House advisor Ivanka Trump, the girl of ex-President Donald Trump, to voluntarily cooperate with its investigation. 

The committee sent a missive connected Thursday requesting a gathering successful aboriginal February. Lawmakers privation to sermon Donald Trump's actions connected Jan. 6, 2021, including a telephone telephone they accidental Ivanka Trump witnessed arsenic her begetter tried to unit then-Vice President Mike Pence to cull the predetermination results. 

The riot came aft a rally wherever Donald Trump had urged his supporters to "fight similar hell" arsenic Congress convened to certify the 2020 predetermination results. 

The missive is the committee's archetypal effort to question accusation from wrong the Trump family. Earlier this week, it issued subpoenas to lawyer Rudy Giuliani and different members of Trump's ineligible squad who filed meritless tribunal challenges to the predetermination that fueled the prevarication that the contention had been stolen from Trump.

The committee is narrowing successful connected 3 requests to Ivanka Trump, starting with a speech alleged to person taken spot betwixt Donald Trump and Pence connected the greeting of the attack. The committee said Keith Kellogg, who was Pence's nationalist information adviser, was besides successful the country and testified to investigators that Trump questioned whether Pence had the courageousness to hold the legislature counting of the electoral votes.

A spokesperson for Ivanka Trump notes successful a connection that Ivanka Trump didn't talk astatine that rally.