Rudy Giuliani’s scheduled meeting with the Panel on January 6th has been cancelled.
According to the lawyer, Giuliani’s request to record the session was denied.
Giuliani is still receiving subpoenas from the panel, a spokesman warned.
Former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani withdrew from a scheduled meeting with the January 6 committee investigating the parliamentary riots after the panel rejected his request to record the minutes.
Giuliani’s lawyer Robert Costello Told to CNN Giuliani will attend a virtual interview on Friday, and his request to record audio and video for the session was rejected by the panel.
Costello added that the two sides are still in contact after the meeting is cancelled.
Tim Mulvey, head of the Commission on January 6, said: statement On Thursday, Giuliani’s request to record the interview was never part of the deal.
“Mr. Giuliani agreed to participate in a transcribed interview with the Special Committee. Today he told Commission investigators that he would not appear unless he was allowed to record the interview. I told you, Malbay.
He added that Giuliani was “an important witness to the plot to overthrow the government” and continued to receive subpoenas from the panel.
“If he refuses to obey, the Commission will consider all enforcement options,” Malvey said.
Giuliani Summoned by the panel in January, Along with three other Trump Alliance lawyers: Sidney Powell, Jenna Ellis, Boris Epstein. At the time, Benny Thompson, chairman of the bipartisan house panel, said Giuliani “actively promoted allegations of fraudulent elections” on behalf of Trump.
Giuliani had previously tried to arrange a deal with a panel where he would be interviewed and informative.
according to Parent, According to sources close to Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York was eager to record an interview to make sure he was not at risk of perjury if another investigation continued.
It is not yet known if Giuliani will face contempt of Congress.Other Trump allies like strategists Steve Bannon When Former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows He was insulted for failing to cooperate with the Commission on January 6.
The panel has passed through the inner circle of playing cards.Recent panel Interview with the son of the former presidentDonald Trump Jr., another member of the Trump family, Ivanka Trump And her husband Jared Kushner, I also participated in a long interview with the committee.
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