Insurrection in Washington: the leader of the Republicans in the House ordered to testify

New twist in the investigation into the assault on the Capitol: due to his multiple exchanges with Donald Trump that day, the leader of the Republicans in the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, received a subpoena on Thursday to testify before the commission responsible for investigating the events of January 6, 2021.

This parliamentary commission, made up of a majority of Democrats, seeks to shed light on Donald Trump’s exact actions before and during the Capitol stormingin which thousands of supporters of the former leader marched on the seat of the United States Congress to try to block the certification of the election of Joe Biden.

Kevin McCarthy was in communication with President Trump before, during and after the January 6 attack“, details the commission to justify this injunction. “Mr McCarthy also claimed to have had a discussion with the President immediately after the assault, during which President Trump acknowledged some form of responsibility for the attack.“, she continued in a press release.

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