Jan. 6 House Panel Could Advance Criminal Contempt Charges if Subpoenas Ignored: Rep. CheneyEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The special House of Representatives panel investigating the U.S. Capitol breach will move criminal contempt charges against those who do not comply with its subpoenas, one of its Republican members warned on Tuesday. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), a Trump critic and the panel’s vice chair, told reporters at the U.S. Capitol that those subpoenaed will have the opportunity to cooperate, but if they do not, the committee will enforce its subpoenas. Late last month, the House panel, formally known as the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol, subpoenaed four members of former President Donald Trump’s administration. A round of subpoenas for documents and testimony were issued to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, former White House deputy chief of staff for communications Daniel Scavino, former Defense Department official Kashyap Patel, and former Trump adviser Stephen Bannon on Sept. 23. “In general, …Read More

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