US House January 6 committee demands Trump White House records

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A congressional committee investigating the deadly January 6 attack on the US Capitol issued its first demands for documents from government agencies on Wednesday, including communications involving some of former President Donald Trump's closest advisers and family.
The House of Representatives Select Committee asked for White House communications records on and leading up to January 6, The panel also made extensive requests for material from the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Interior and Justice, FBI, National Counterterrorism Center and Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

The committee's Democratic chairman, Representative Bennie Thompson, gave the agencies two weeks - until September 9 - to produce the materials. It expects to make additional requests as the investigation moves forward.

"Our Constitution provides for a peaceful transfer of power, and this investigation seeks to evaluate threats to that…
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