Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily” that the Select Committee investigating the 1/6 Capitol riot is hoping some defendants being prosecuted by the Department of Justice will testify against Republican members of Congress and former President Donald Trump.
Anchor Kasie Hunt said, “You’re chairman of the Select Committee, Bennie Thompson, has said publicly that there’s supposed to be a meeting between Select Committee Democrats and the Department of Justice to see how willing they are to cooperate with your investigation. Has that meeting happened yet?”
Schiff said, “Well, our Chairman, Bennie Thompson, wants to make sure that we are coordinating with the Justice Department and has made outreach to the department. As a committee, we have not yet met with the Justice Department. I’m not sure whether our chairman has any discussions of his own. But as we