Jan. 6 committee ‘looking into’ subpoenas for U.S. Republican lawmakers – chairman

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By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) – The congressional committee investigating last year’s Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is “looking into” issuing subpoenas to Republican members of Congress to force their cooperation, the panel’s chairman said on Sunday. Representative Bennie Thompson, a Democrat, said on NBC’s “Meet The Press” that the committee is examining whether it can lawfully issue subpoenas to sitting members of Congress. “I think there are some questions of whether we have the authority to do it,” Thompson said, according to an interview transcript. “We’re looking at it. If the authorities a…

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