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Jim Jordan Rejects Jan. 6 Panel’s Request To Cooperate In Investigation

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Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio.) has rejected a request from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack to voluntarily cooperate with their investigation. 

“This request is far outside the bounds of any legitimate inquiry, violates core Constitutional priciples, and would serve to further erode legislative norms,” Jordan wrote to committee chair Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), according a copy of the letter posted online by Axios. 

“As you well know, I have no relevant information that would assist the Select Committee in advancing any legitimate legislative purpose,” he added.

The committee had asked Jordan to provide information about his communication with former President Trump about the deadly insurrection.

“We understand that you had at least one and possibly multiple communications with President Trump on January 6th. We would like to discuss each such communication with you in detail,” Thompson wrote in his letter seeking the sit-down with Jordan. 

“Public reporting suggests that you may also have information about mee… (Read more)