Judge rejects RNC lawsuit seeking to block Jan. 6 committee subpoena

Judge rejects RNC lawsuit seeking to block Jan. 6 committee subpoena


The Republican National Committee must turn over internal communications that were sent to supporters in the weeks leading up to the Jan. 6 riot after a federal judge rejected its lawsuit seeking to block access.

As part of the ruling issued late Sunday night, U.S. District Court Judge Tim Kelly sided with the Jan. 6 House committee, arguing the data were necessary for lawmakers to understand how fundraising emails sent to Trump supporters may have instilled violence that led to the Capitol attack.

“The Select Committee seeks reasonably relevant information from a narrow window during which the RNC sent emails promoting claims that the presidential election was fraudulent or stolen,” Kelly wrote in the 53-page ruling. “The

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