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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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John Hamercheck, president of Ohio's Lake County Board of Commissioners, on Tuesday denied knowing about any attempts to breach the county's election network during the spring primary.

Driving the news: According to the Washington Post, a private laptop was plugged into the network inside Hamercheck's government office on May 4. No sensitive data was obtained.

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Americans are rushing back into holiday travel, and many are taking even longer trips now than they did before the pandemic began.

The big picture: After skipping Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings last year, many people are eager to maximize this year's celebrations with friends and family. And flexible remote working arrangements make that easier than ever.

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The World Chess Championship between Norway's Magnus Carlsen and Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi began on Friday, 1,094 days after Carlsen won his fourth consecutive title.

Why it matters: During the long, COVID-fueled layoff, chess entered a new era, and with the championship finally here, the age-old game is ready for its close-up.