Nov 9, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas 10 more Trump officials

Kayleigh McEnany.
Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot subpoenaed 10 former senior Trump administration officials on Tuesday.

Driving the news: The aides were some of the most senior officials in the final days of the Trump administration. They include former press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, senior adviser to the president Stephen Miller, and former national security adviser to Vice President Pence, Keith Kellogg.

  • The officials are likely to have been read into former President Trump's plans on the day of the insurrection.

The committee also sent subpoenas to:

  • Ben Williamson, an adviser to then-Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.
  • John McEntee, who was director of the White House Presidential Personnel Office.
  • Molly Michael, a former Oval Office operations coordinator.
  • Nicholas Luna, Trump's former personal assistant.
  • Christopher Liddell, former White House deputy chief of staff.
  • Cassidy Hutchinson, a former special assistant.
  • Kenneth Klukowski, former senior counsel at the Department of Justice.

Zoom in: As a top aide to the chief of staff, Williamson may have been told about plans to stop the recertification.

  • Miller helped spread false information about alleged voter fraud in the 2020 election and encouraged state legislatures to alter the outcome of the election, the committee says.
  • McEntee was reportedly at the White House on Jan. 6 and with the former president when he spoke at the “Stop the Steal” rally that day, the committee said. He was also reportedly present in the Oval Office when Trump and top aides discussed the audit process in Georgia, the committee says.

Editor's note: This post has been updated with additional information.

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