January 6 panel ready to release ‘for many people’ subpoenas
- Kensinger will support the issuance of a subpoena to force people to testify before a panel on January 6.
- “I would expect to see a significant number of subpoenas for a lot of people,” he said on Sunday.
- The Congressman said Trump could not be called to testify, stating that the testimony of those in his orbit was sufficient.
Rep. Adam Kensinger indicated on Sunday that he would support the use of subpoena “for many people” to testify before the House Select Committee investigating the January 6 capital riots.
During an interview. Along with ABC’s “This Week” anchor Jonathan Carl, the Illinois Republican said he is committed to a full investigation.
“I think this is a shot that we as a country have taken to get the answers to what happened, what really happened and what happened next,” he said. “I would expect a lot of people to see a lot of subpoena.
He added: “It’s going to be a full investigation, that’s for sure.”
Last week, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed Kinzinger to the committee, adding Wimming’s rapist Liz Cheney as the only other Republican on the panel.
Kensinger and the Chinese were among 10 House Republicans who voted in favor of impeachment of former President Donald Trump for “inciting revolt” over their role in the January riots.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy initially selected a Republican slate for the committee, which included representatives of the rapists. Republican Pulled out From every Republican committee member.
During the interview, Kensinger will not say who the committee can present, only vows to seek answers.
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“We want to do it fast,” he said. “We don’t want to drag it out …
When asked If Republicans like McCarthy or Jordan could be put on hold because of their talks with Trump on January 6, Kensinger vowed to find out just what happened that day.
“I will support anyone who can shed light on it,” he said. “If this is the leader who is the leader.
He added: “I want to know if it took the National Guard five or six hours to reach Capitol Hill. Did the president call? If not, why not?”
Kensinger said those interested in the truth should support the committee’s forthcoming work.
“If anyone is afraid of this interrogation, I ask you what you are afraid of,” he said.
When asked if the panel could summon Trump, Congressman was irresponsible.
“Maybe we don’t have to talk to Donald Trump. If he has unique information, that’s one thing.
Kensinger also criticized the remarks of New York’s Alice Stephen last week, who replaced Cheney as House Republican Conference chair, where the Congresswoman blamed Pelosi for the attack.
“I think it’s mind boggling and frustrating to derail it,” he said. “The speaker and I don’t get together on a lot of things.”