Washington | Ivanka Trump, the daughter of a former US president, was summoned on Thursday to testify before a parliamentary committee seeking to shed light on Donald Trump’s role in the attack on the Capitol.
This is the first time a member of the Trump family has been called directly to co-operate with an investigation into the January 6, 2021 events. In a letter he sent to a woman who was a close adviser to the Republican millionaire, the White House, elected Penny Thompson, chairs the commission, offers him “a meeting on February 3 or 4”.
“The Commission wants to discuss the conversations you have witnessed or participated in regarding the President’s plan to prevent or prevent the counting of voters’ votes,” Benny Thompson wrote in the letter.
The group, formed by elected Democrats, seeks to establish accountability for Donald Trump and his entourage, as elected officials confirmed the victory of his rival, Joe Biden, in an attack by hundreds of supporters on a congressional seat. President.
Others close to Donald Trump, such as his former boss Mark Meadows, have already been targeted by saponies. But loyal to the former president’s orders, they refused to co-operate, describing the commission as “discriminatory”.
Beyond all that, the Commission is advancing in a compelling march. He said he had already heard from about 400 witnesses.
There is a real urgency: she wants to announce her results before the midterm elections in November 2022. If Democrats lose control of the House during the vote, it risks being dissolved by Republicans.