Feedback from Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) — the panel’s vice chair — earlier this month to ABC News may present some clues on what they plan to ask. She stated the committee had testimony concerning the daughter of Donald Trump.
“I believe it is also essential for the American individuals to know how harmful Donald Trump was,” Cheney stated, explaining that the committee knew that many individuals on Jan. 6, 2021 have been “pleading with him to go on tv, to inform individuals to cease.”
“We all know [Minority] Chief (*6*) McCarthy was pleading with him to try this. We all know members of his household, we all know his daughter,” she continued. “We’ve firsthand testimony that his daughter Ivanka went in at the very least twice to ask him to please cease this violence.”
The committee’s forthcoming invitation to Ivanka Trump isn’t the primary signal that its investigators are eyeing the previous president’s household. Final week, the panel subpoenaed two of Donald Trump Jr.’s longtime advisers.
Thompson’s feedback come proper after a significant victory for the panel’s investigators; on Wednesday night time, the Supreme Court docket green-lighted the manufacturing of a number of tranches of Trump White Home paperwork. A spokesperson for the Home Jan. 6 committee stated the Nationwide Archives, which possesses the paperwork, is now within the technique of sending them to the panel.