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The elected House of Representatives panel that is investigating the U.S. Capital breach in Jan January has summoned the organizers of the pre-riot rally.

The committee wants Katrina Pearson, a former Trump campaign official; Amy Kramer, founder and chair of Women for America First; And Kymer’s daughter, Kylie, executive director of Women for America First, to answer questions under oath.

Eight people were listed or believed to be involved in planning the rally in late 2020 and on January 5 and January. They include Tim Onenes of Event Strategies Inc., who was listed as a “state manager” on the state’s January assembly permit; Caroline Warren, listed in the paper as a “VIP advisor”; And Maggie Mulvani, listed as the “VIP Lead”.

In a letter to the individuals, the panel’s chairman, Rep. Benny Thompson (D-Miss.), Said the committee’s investigation showed they had participated in the planning of the events in question.

The initial rally was attended by then-President Donald Trump. During his speech, he promoted allegations of electoral fraud and encouraged people to go to the Capitol, although he also called on them to remain peaceful.

Thompson asked 11 people to sit down to make a record and testify before a panel that is officially known as the Election Committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. capital.

“The select committee is investigating the incident, situation and causes of the January 6th attack, and issues related to the peaceful transfer of power, so that lessons learned can be identified and evaluated, and recommendations to the House and its relevant committees on amending laws and policies. , Rules of procedure, or regulations. The investigation includes how different individuals and entities coordinated their activities that led to the events of January 6, 2021, ”Thompson wrote in the letter.

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11 people did not respond to requests for comment or could not be reached.

The same panel last week issued separate slate of subpener to four former Trump administration officials, including former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.

Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Mo.), A panel member, told reporters Monday that anyone who accepts a settlement has a “legal duty to comply.”

The panel said it wanted to identify what could be learned from capital violations, which would impede a joint session of Congress, and recommend legislation that could amend existing laws.

But the committee has been sharply criticized by Republicans, especially after it was rejected by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif), who was elected to the panel by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.).

Two Republicans sit on the committee, with delegates Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) And Adam Kinsinger (R-Ill.). Both are fierce Trump critics who voted to impeach him in January. Trump was later acquitted after leaving office.

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Zachary Stiber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.

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This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

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