jan 6 committee
The longtime ally of former President Donald Trump appealed his criminal conviction for defying a subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
The testimony came hours after a federal appeals court in a sealed order rejected a bid by Trump’s lawyers to block Pence’s appearance.
GOP Rep. Barry Loudermilk, who was accused of conducting a tour at the Capitol the day before the riot, is leading the effort.
The department's position that Trump is not immune from suit was laid out in a filing before a federal appeals court.
Rep. Scott Perry's (R-Pa.) request to prevent access to more than 2,200 records on his phone was denied.
The Maryland Democrat referred to the ex-president as "basically a one-man crime wave" in an interview with MSNBC.
The trial against the former assistant to the president is now likely to take place later this month.
Kinzinger said there’s “pretty good odds” the Justice Department will bring charges against former President Donald Trump.
Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson previously testified that a Trump-connected lawyer encouraged her to remember as little as possible.
"Why should I be limited?" asked the Trump-supporting Pennsylvania Republican whose phone was seized in the Justice Department's investigation of the insurrection.