A panel on January 6 last month submitted a subpoena seeking documents and testimony from former President Donald Trump.
The deadline to start submitting documents has been extended to Friday, the commission said.
Trump has repeatedly dismissed the commission’s work.
Former President Donald Trump should start handing over records by next week January 6th Committee After the initial deadline passed, according to the panel.
The committee and its chair and vice chair, Rep. Benny Thompson and Rep. Liz Cheney, respectively, said in a statement Friday that they had been in touch with Trump’s attorneys regarding the documents and subpoenas for testimony, including a new deadline.
“In connection with the selection committee subpoena, we have been contacted by the former president and his attorneys. I have notified you,” they said.
The first deadline for Trump to start filing the documents was Friday morning.
A representative for Trump did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.
January 6th Committee voted Trump unanimously submitted a subpoena to the former president last month, accusing him of personally “organizing a multi-pronged effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election and obstruct the peaceful transition of power.” He said there was “overwhelming evidence” that he directed
Among the records requested by the commission are communications between Trump and his supporters, including texts and phone calls.
Trump has repeatedly dismissed the commission’s work. Cheney has previously said he’s having discussions with Trump’s attorneys about him sitting for a deposition, but it’s still unclear if he will testify.
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