Will the Jan. 6 committee subpoena a sitting member of Congress?

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Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., is the latest to say he will not comply with the House Jan. 6 Committee’s request to appear before the committee and provide records for its investigation, leaving the committee with a choice: move on or issue a subpoena to a sitting member of Congress.

Committee Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., told the Washington Post in July that he has “no reluctance to subpoena” his fellow representatives, but it is unclear whether such an action would be legally enforceable.

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“I don’t know what the precedent is, to be honest,” committee member Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told the Post at the time. “Obviously we will have to look into all those questions.”

Stanley Brand, former House counsel from 1976 to 1983, told the…

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