GOP Rep. Jordan rejects ‘inappropriate’ Jan. 6 panel interview request

GOP Rep. Jordan rejects ‘inappropriate’ Jan. 6 panel interview request


Rep. Jim Jordan has rejected an invitation from the chairman of the House select committee investigating the Capitol riot to appear before the panel, calling the probe the latest in a series of “witch hunts” against Republicans and former President Donald Trump.

“The American people are tired of Democrats’ nonstop investigations and partisan witch hunts,” Jordan (R-Ohio) wrote in a four-page letter to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) on Sunday.

Jordan, one of the 45th president’s most vocal allies in Congress, said the request to be interviewed amounted to “an unprecedented and inappropriate demand to examine the basis for a colleague’s decision on a particular matter pending before the House of Representatives.”

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“This request is far outside the bounds of any legitimate inquiry, violates

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