Former President Donald Trump sent Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson an angry letter on January 6, just hours after Thompson’s committee moved to subpoena Trump. In the letter, Trump questioned the work and claims of the House select committee.
The committee, which was put together in 2021 and is led by Thompson, is looking into what happened at the Capitol on January 6, 2021. It says that Trump is to blame because he incited a violent mob to attack the US. Trump lost the 2020 election, and the Capitol is now making that official.
Thompson said on Thursday that the committee’s main finding was that Trump “is the one person at the heart of the story of what happened on January 6.” Trump did not talk about the subpoena in his 14-page letter to Thompson.
“The 2020 election for president was rigged and stolen.
“Trump’s letter starts with a capital letter. “…We are writing this memo to express our anger, disappointment, and complaint that you haven’t spent even a second looking into the massive Election Fraud that happened during the 2020 Presidential Election.
Instead, you’ve gone after only those concerned American citizens who were protesting the Fraud itself, even though hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on what many people consider to be a charade and witch hunt, and despite strong requests.
Thompson has made it clear that he thinks everyone should be able to see how big and bad the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, was. Except for Rep. Michael Guest, most Republican officials in Washington, including the state’s congressional delegation, voted against the investigation.
The committee found out some shocking things like that Trump tried to get into the Capitol building on January 6 as his supporters stormed in and that he refused Republican elected officials and members of his staff’s requests to make a statement to stop the attack.
All nine committee members agreed that the former president should be called to testify after the committee’s last public meeting on Thursday. Trump has not said whether he will follow the subpoena or go to court to fight it.
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