The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot has asked Rep. Jim Jordan, a top Trump ally, to meet with the panel to discuss his conversations he had with the former president on the day of the attack.
In a letter to Jordan, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee and a member of the House Freedom Caucus, Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) asked the Ohio Republican to voluntarily cooperate with the panel, arguing he could provide critical information to their probe.
“We understand that you had at least one and possibly multiple communications with President Trump on January 6th,” Thompson wrote. “We would like to discuss each such communication with you in detail.”
“Public reporting suggests that you may also have information about meetings with White House officials and the then-President in November and…