Read: J6 committee officially issues damning subpoena to Trump — and gives him 2 weeks to comply

Read: J6 committee officially issues damning subpoena to Trump — and gives him 2 weeks to comply
Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming in 2017, Wikimedia Commons
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The U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack has formally issued a damning subpoena to Donald Trump, the former president, specifically stating, “you personally orchestrated and oversaw a multi-part effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election and to obstruct the peaceful transition of power.”

Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) signed the 10-page document that gives Trump two weeks to comply.

The Committee’s subpoena accuses Trump of (below are direct quotes):

Read the first page of the subpoena below and read the full document at this link.

  • Purposely and maliciously disseminating false allegations of fraud related to the 2020 presidential election in order to aid your effort to overturn the election and for purposes of soliciting contributions;
  • Attempting to corrupt the Department of Justice, including by soliciting and enlisting Department officials to make false statements and aid your effort to overturn the presidential election;
  • Without any evidentiary basis, illegally pressuring state officials and legislators to change the results of the election in their states;
  • Orchestrating and overseeing an effort to obtain and transmit false electoral certificates to Congress and the National Archives;
  • Despite knowing specifically that it was illegal, corruptly pressuring your own Vice President to unilaterally refuse to count electoral votes during Congress’s joint session on January 6th;
  • Pressuring Members of Congress to object to valid slates of electors from several states;
  • Filing false information, under oath, in federal court;
  • Summoning tens of thousands of supporters to Washington and, knowing they were angry and some were armed, sending them to the Capitol;
  • Sending a social media message to the nation at 2:24 p.m.-while knowing full well that the violent attack on the Capitol was occurring in which you incited further violence by publicly condemning your Vice President: and
  • Refusing for hours to disband your rioting supporters by instructing them to leave the Capitol, while you watched the attack unfold on television.
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