The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the capitol has asked Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) to voluntarily meet as it homes in on Republican lawmakers who may have knowledge of events leading up to the attack.

One of former President Donald Trump’s top congressional allies, Jordan previously warned the committee that targeting GOP lawmakers in any capacity would be met with political retribution if Republicans retake the House after next year’s midterm elections.

Jordan was originally selected to be one of five GOP members serving on the committee back in July, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected the nomination — along with GOP Rep. Jim Banks — because she said the appointments could impact the “integrity of the investigation.”

The decision led McCarthy to pull all five of his members, which made things worse between the two parties and led Pelosi to select two Republicans of her own choice serve on the panel.


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