Thu Jan 27, 2022 AT 10:04 AM EST
Two Republican lawmakers are calling on Democrats on the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol to release staff reports, saying the disclosures are required by House rules.
Reps. Jim Banks of Indiana and Rodney Davis of Illinois accused the committee of “operating as a rogue body” in a letter to Rep. Zoe Lofgren, California Democrat, who chairs the Committee on House Administration. Lofgren is also a member of the panel investigating the Capitol riot.
“The J6 committee has abused its subpoena power, its deposition power, its contempt power, and its power to unilaterally release documents,” the Republican lawmakers wrote. “These actions represent a gross misuse of taxpayer dollars and deserve aggressive internal oversight.” Read Full Story