Latest Subpoenas News

Twitter, Meta among tech giants subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

Jan. 13, 2022 20:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months after requesting documents from more than a dozen social platforms, the House committee investigating the Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas targeting Twitter, Meta, Reddit and YouTube after lawmakers said the companies' initial responses were inadequate. ...

Subpoena GOP leader McCarthy? Big decision for Jan. 6 panel

Jan. 13, 2022 16:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leader Kevin McCarthy’s refusal to provide information to a bipartisan House committee about his call with then-President Donald Trump during the Capitol riot is deepening a standoff between the committee and GOP lawmakers, forcing investigators to consider whether...

GOP leader McCarthy says he won't cooperate with 1/6 panel

Jan. 12, 2022 21:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection requested an interview and records from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday, as it continues to seek first-hand details from members of Congress on former President Donald Trump’s actions on the day...

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Trump aide, 2 GOP strategists

Jan. 11, 2022 19:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection is demanding records and testimony from a former White House aide they say helped draft former President Donald Trump's Jan. 6 speech, along with two others it says were in communication with people close to Trump. ...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Jan. 11, 2022 12:11 PM EST

Chicago Sun-Times. January 9, 2021. Editorial: The Illinois legislature needs a new watchdog now Once again, the post of legislative inspector general is vacant. The Illinois Legislative Ethics Commission needs to get its act together and appoint a new...

Court won't block entire election 'investigation' subpoena

Jan. 10, 2022 19:18 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania court declined Monday to block an entire subpoena to state election officials in what Republican state lawmakers call a “forensic investigation” of 2020's presidential election, fueled by former President Donald Trump's baseless claims that Democrats...

Wisconsin judge rejects attempt to block election subpoena

Jan. 10, 2022 12:55 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Monday rejected an attempt by the state's Democratic attorney general to block a subpoena issued by a Republican-hired attorney seeking to interview the state's chief elections administrator and obtain election-related documents and data as part of a...

Georgia DA investigating Trump closer to decision on charges

Jan. 10, 2022 09:38 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The prosecutor weighing whether Donald Trump and others committed crimes by trying to pressure Georgia officials to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential election victory said a decision on whether to bring charges could come as early as the first half of this year. ...

Vos wants election investigation done by end of January

Jan. 06, 2022 10:42 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos wants the investigation he ordered into the 2020 election to conclude by the end of the month, even as legal fights over subpoenas issued to mayors and the state's top elections official remain unresolved. Vos'...

Green Bay mayor seeks sanctions against head of GOP probe

Jan. 05, 2022 11:54 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney for Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich is asking a judge to impose sanctions on the special investigator leading the Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 election, saying Michael Gableman has made incorrect statements and should take out full-page newspaper...