Republican Representative Leading J6 Investigation Demands Full Access to Unredacted White House Records
Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk from Georgia is calling on the White House to release transcripts of interviews conducted by the House Sele
Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk Calls on White House to Release Transcripts of January 6 Interviews
Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk from Georgia is calling on the White House to release transcripts of interviews conducted by the House Select Committee on January 6. Loudermilk, who heads the House Administration Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight, is leading an audit of the disbanded committee's investigation into the Capitol riot. He recently disclosed that the committee did not retain all of its records, and some are currently held by the White House and the Department of Homeland Security.
White House Accused of Possessing U.S. House Records
The White House has been accused of possessing records that belong to the U.S. House of Representatives, including testimony related to the investigation into the January 6th attack on the Capitol. Representative Barry Loudermilk has written a letter to the White House demanding the immediate return of these records in their original form, without any changes or redactions.
Accusations of Withholding Transcripts
Georgia Republican, Barry Loudermilk, has accused the White House of withholding transcripts of interviews conducted with Secret Service agents or employees who were assigned to former President Trump on January 6, 2021. Loudermilk claims that these interviews were mentioned in letters exchanged between the White House and the Department of Homeland Security in November 2022.
Democrat-Controlled Select Committee Seeking Testimony
The article discusses the issue of a Democrat-controlled Select Committee seeking to compel the testimony of a Secret Service agent regarding their observations while performing protective functions. The author criticizes this move, stating that no Congressional committee has ever done this before. They also mention that President Biden has decided not to assert executive privilege in regards to the testimony of these individuals to the Select Committee.
Barry Loudermilk Chosen to Lead Investigation
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has chosen Representative Barry Loudermilk to lead an investigation into the findings of the January 6 committee. Loudermilk, a Republican from California, has previously criticized the committee for allegedly manipulating evidence to create an anti-Trump narrative. He has also accused the committee of failing to investigate important aspects of the Capitol riot, such as the actions of security officials on that day.
Congressman Loudermilk Criticizes January 6 Committee's Spending
In an interview with The Daily Wire, Congressman Barry Loudermilk criticized the spending of $18.5 million by the January 6th Select Committee. He claimed that the committee's efforts were focused on creating a narrative that tied former President Donald Trump to the attack on the Capitol. Loudermilk suggested that the committee's actions were solely aimed at pushing this narrative rather than conducting a thorough investigation.
Concerns Raised About Lack of Investigation Documentation
According to the Daily Wire, the January 6 committee's "blue team," responsible for investigating Capitol security, has been found to have little to no documentation showing that they actually conducted an investigation. This information was revealed after a review of the committee's underlying research by another team.