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