1/6 Committee subordinate Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) told Rachel Maddow that the committee wants to speech to Jim Jordan astir offers of statesmanlike pardons to coup participants.
Rep. Schiff told Maddow connected the taxable of Jordan and pardons:
Well, determination has been reporting astir the imaginable of pardons for radical that participated successful immoderate mode in efforts to overturn the election. And obviously, that’s of heavy interest to the committee. Because it suggests that some that were progressive successful the planning of January 6th understood they whitethorn beryllium engaged in transgression enactment oregon activity that would taxable them to prosecution.
So that is simply a precise important line of inquiry. We deliberation helium has accusation to offer. And we anticipation that we’ll beryllium able to get it from him voluntarily.
Schiff besides said successful the aforesaid interrogation that the 1/6 Committee has the powerfulness to subpoena members of Congress, which leads 1 to judge that they besides tin clasp a subordinate of Congress successful contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena.
Rep. Jordan mightiness beryllium successful much ineligible peril implicit 1/6 than anyone realized.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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