Thompson: Rioters Interacted With GOP House Reps

Politico reports:

Rep. Bennie Thompson, chair of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, said his panel has evidence of interactions between members of the House and the rioters that day but not necessarily of a significant nature.

“We have a lot of information about communication with individuals who came,“ Thompson (D-Miss.) told host Jonathan Karl on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview that aired Sunday. Thompson clarified that there was not evidence of House members participating in a conspiracy with rioters or offering substantial assistance — at least not yet.

Thompson, who said some members of Congress had provided information to his panel, said the committee wanted to hear from Reps. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) about their activities, though he said it was not clear if his panel would or even could subpoena them.

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