Justice comes when the Homeland Safety chairman needs Trump to testify earlier than the 1/6 fee
Homeland Security chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) said he wanted Donald Trump, Kevin McCarthy and others to testify before the 1/6 commission.
Homeland Security Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) wants Trump to testify before the 1/6 commission. pic.twitter.com/PCldcxFm6B
– Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) May 16, 2021
Chairman Thompson told CNN’s Jim Acosta, “I hope they try to find anyone they want, including former President Trump. He invited many of the people who had broken into the capital that day to Washington. He said come to Washington. It’s going to be wild. We need to find out from him what it was all about coming to Washington wildly. “
Thanks to Liz Cheney, the world now knows that Kevin McCarthy has relevant information about Trump’s actions during the 1/6 attack.
Now that the former president is no longer in office, he can no longer hide behind the presidency so as not to testify. The 1/6 commission will have the power to summon, but the commission with equal representation and either the chair and vice-chair or the majority of commissioners must approve summons.
Interestingly, the commission will be based on the 9/11 commission, and the bill bans current government officials or employees from serving, so there are no House or Senate Republicans blocking a possible subpoena from Trump or anyone else from his administration could.
Truth and justice might come soon.
Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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