Jan. 6 panel subpoenas two Don Jr. aides, Trump’s former speechwriter

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas two Don Jr. aides, Trump’s former speechwriter


The House select committee investigating last year’s Capitol riot has subpoenaed two aides to Donald Trump Jr. and a former White House staffer who helped draft the speech former President Donald Trump gave at his “Stop the Steal” rally shortly before the violence broke out.​​

The panel said the aides, Andrew Surabian​ and Arthur Schwartz, were communicating with the 45th president’s eldest son and his now-fiancée Kimberly Guilfoyle — among others — at the time of the rally. 

The third subpoena recipient, Ross Worthington, assisted in the drafting of the speech in which Trump “falsely asserted that he had won the 2020 presidential election and urged the crowd to ‘fight much harder’ and ‘stop the steal,’” according to the committee. 

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