It does not oblige him to give information or sit before a committee.
In a major development, the House selection committee on January 6 on Wednesday asked GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to voluntarily cooperate with their poll.
In one letter, The committee asked him to voluntarily provide information.
It is not obligatory for him to give information or sit before the committee at this time.
President Bennie Thompson said in the letter that he believes McCarthy has relevant information that could tell the truth, the circumstances, and the cause of the January 6, 2021 attacks.
Thompson also wants information from McCarthy about events in the days before and after January 6.
“You have admitted to speaking directly to the former President while the violence was ongoing on January 6,” Thompson wrote.
“The Selection Committee would like to ask you about communications you may have had with President Trump, President Trump’s legal team, Representative Jordan, and others at the time on that subject,” Thompson wrote. .
McCarthy has made numerous statements about January 6 and about his conversations with Trump that day.
ABC News has reached out to McCarthy’s office for comment.
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https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/jan-committee-asks-gop-leader-kevin-mccarthy-cooperate/story?id=82230402 The January 6 committee asked GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to cooperate with the investigation