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Ivanka Trump in talks with Jan 6 Committee about cooperation
... familiar with the discussions told the New York Times that Trump had not yet agreed on a date for when she might speak with the committee and that the panel had not made any subpoena threats. Trump reportedly does not plan to follow in the footsteps of Steve Bannon , a staunch ally of her father who refused to cooperate with the panel and was later indicted for contempt of Congress. The sources said that Donald Trump had not requested his daughter to refuse the committee's requests. The committee revealed ...
Updated: 02/24/2022
SpotSpotSpot apologizes for podcast backlash
... coupled with the open nature of the podcasting ecosystem, has complicated moderation. Research from the Brookings Institution shows how misinformation about voter fraud was pushed on podcasts ahead of the US Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, including Steve Bannon's War Room podcast, which was removed from Spotify in 2020, but is available on Apple and Google .
Updated: 02/01/2022
Jan. 6 Committee sends records from YouTube, Facebook, Reddit
... Trump and his circle had any part in encouraging it. In the Alphabet subpoena, Thompson said that YouTube had hosted significant communications that were relevant to the planning and execution of the January 6th attack, including former Trump adviser Steve Bannon . He said Facebook had been used to share messages of hate, violence, and incitement to spread misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories. A former discussion group, r The Donald, became a hub for planning and discussing the assault ...
Updated: 01/15/2022
Garland to discuss investigation into Capitol riot
... criminal cases brought so far include several against members or associates of far-right groups such as the Proud Boys , the Oath Keepers and the Three Percenters . A Democratic-controlled House of Representatives committee is investigating the attack. Steve Bannon , Trump's former White House chief strategist, has been charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to appear for a deposition and refusing to produce documents sought by the House committee.
Updated: 01/05/2022
Jan. 6 committee postpones deposition with Jason Miller
... with contempt proceedings against former White House chief executive Mark Meadows, who in turn sued the committee. The House recommended charges of contempt of Congress over his refusal to cooperate with the Jan. 6 committee, and former Trump adviser Steve Bannon faces two counts of contempt of Congress. His trial is scheduled for July.
Updated: 12/10/2021
Jan. 6 committee interviews Georgia Secretary of State for discussion of Trump election
... Rep. Bennie Thompson , D-Miss, was earlier on Tuesday. The former White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has begun cooperating with their investigation, the former White House chief of staff said. It came not long after the former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was indicted by a federal grand jury and charged with two counts of contempt of Congress for refusing to answer the committee's questions. Bannon could face up to a year in prison and a fine of up to $100,000 if convicted.
Updated: 12/01/2021
Infowars founder Alex Jones, Trump ally Roger Stone subpoenas in capitol riot probe
... founder of the right-wing website Infowars and Roger Stone , an ally of former President Donald Trump . The committee also issued subpoenas seeking documents and testimony from Dustin Stockton, a political activist linked to longtime Trump adviser Steve Bannon , and Stockton's fiancee Jennifer Lawrence . Stockton and Lawrence were members of the group We Build the Wall, which was raided by federal agents in August 2020 as part of a fraud investigation. A subpoena was issued to Taylor Budowich, a spokesman ...
Updated: 11/23/2021
House Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Roger Stone, Alex Jones
... interviewed more than 150 people so far, and they're talking to a whole range of people connected to the events, connected to understanding what happens. The committee has shown it is willing to pursue contempt charges against witnesses who refuse to comply. Steve Bannon , who was indicted by a federal grand jury last month, was charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions from the Jan. 6 committee. Trump has tried to block access to his White House records and encouraged allies not to comply ...
Updated: 11/22/2021
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