Mike Pompeo Discussing Testimony With Jan. 6 Committee: Reports
Mike Pompeo, a former Trump administration secretary of state, reportedly is in talks to testify earlier than the House choose committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, rebel, in keeping with information experiences.
The Jan. 6 committee’s pursuit of Pompeo exhibits the panel is looking for extra info from former President Donald Trump’s inside circle because it continues probing occasions resulting in the rebel and efforts to overturn the election.
Pompeo caught with Trump even after the Capitol riot. He known as out Twitter over its determination to ban the previous president from the platform, and criticized those that sought to distance themselves from Trump after Jan. 6, according to NBC News.
“While I think we all think the violence that took place in the place where you all work in the Capitol was tragic, I’ve watched people walk away from this president already,” Pompeo advised a gaggle of House Republicans days after the riot. “And they are not listening to the American people. Not remotely.”
Pompeo additionally has been talked about within the Jan. 6 committee’s public hearings. Cassidy Hutchinson, an aide to former chief of workers Mark Meadows, advised the committee Pompeo reached out to Meadows following the riot to tell him of discussions inside the Cabinet of invoking the twenty fifth Amendment to take away Trump from office.
Committee Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), advised CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday the panel has a number of interviews developing.
“We anticipate talking to additional members of the president’s Cabinet,” Cheney stated. “We anticipate talking to additional members of his campaign.”