6 Things to Expect From Jan. 6 Committee in 2022


Approaching the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, the House select committee investigating the matter could have a big year ahead in 2022.Ā 

The Jan. 6 select committee has interviewed more than 300 witnesses behind closed doors, including state and local elections officials it says were pressured by the Trump campaign. It has also reviewed about 35,000 pages of documentsā€”notably, text messages to and from Trumpā€™s last White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows.Ā 

The nine-member committee is made up of seven Democrats and two Republicans, all appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after she blocked GOP appointments by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

McCarthy and other Republicans have questioned the legitimacy of the committee, its tactics, and its partisan…

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