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A House panel to identify Republican lawmakers newly linked to the Capitol riots

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The identity of Republican lawmakers and aides linked to the Capitol Riot by documents provided by former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will soon be revealed by House investigators, a member said on Monday. key to Congress.

He declined to immediately name the Republican lawmakers revealed in the “information we have received from Mr Meadows,” but said they would be identified in the future.

“The information we have received is quite revealing about the members of Congress involved in the January 6 activities as well as the staff,” he said. Thompson spoke to the Houses of the House after the committee voted in favor of a resolution recommending criminal charges against Meadows for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena to testify to the assault on the Capitol the United States.

NBC reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell had asked Thompson about messages from anonymous lawmakers telling Meadows they were “sorry it didn’t work,” presumably referring to plans to overthrow the 2020 presidential election and to keep Donald Trump in power despite his electoral defeat against Joe Biden.

The ploy involved Trump declaring a national security emergency to delay certification of the 2020 Electoral College results over unfounded allegations of foreign “control”, then roughing up the vote to keep Trump in the White House.

Although Meadows’ attorney said he did nothing about the PowerPoint project, a contributor to the plan, retired Army Col. Phil Waldron, told the Washington Post he spoke with Meadows about it. up to 10 times and was part of a team. who informed several lawmakers of the plot the day before the insurgency.


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