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Members of the panel have said Trump and people close to him have contacted witnesses in apparent attempts to dissuade them from offering truthful testimony.

The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol sent a subpoena Friday to former President Donald Trump, demanding documents and testimony from the person the panel has said was central in orchestrating a plan to overturn the 2020 election. Read more»

Ward, left, and Finchem

2 Arizona Republicans are among 6 people issued subpoenas Tuesday by the House Jan. 6 Committee, with state Rep. Mark Finchem and state GOP Chair Kelli Ward told to turn over documents and appear for depositions next month. Read more»

The Supreme Court on Wednesday night denied a last-ditch attempt from former President Donald Trump as he sought to keep his White House records out of the hands of the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. Read more»

Trump supporters riot in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021, during of a joint session of Congress to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Representative Bennie Thompson and the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to deny a last-ditch effort from former President Donald Trump to block congressional oversight of his records from the day. Read more»

Trump says that executive privilege, which is a president’s right to shield certain documents from the public’s view, still applies to him though he is out of office.

Former President Donald Trump sued the Jan. 6 select committee and the National Archives on Monday, claiming that the committee’s request for records surrounding the failed insurrection is overly broad and illegal. Read more»

Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.

The U.S. House of Representatives select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 issued subpoenas on Thursday to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and three other allies of former President Donald Trump. Read more»

Video contradicted the Border Patrol’s account of 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez’s death. Now, House Democrats are pressuring the agency to explain why six migrant children died under its care in less than a year. Read more»

A CBP officer walks along the loading dock at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz. in January.

In one of her last acts in office, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Wednesday that Ronald Vitiello, the acting director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is also leaving the agency. Read more»

Authorities count money seized in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation. Department of Homeland Security agencies, such as ICE, accounted for more than half the $7 billion in seized or forfeited assets the government took in over the past decade.

Government seizures of assets exceeded $1.7 billion in 2013, a nearly seven-fold increase in the Treasury Forfeiture Fund over a span of 10 years, according to a recent federal audit. Read more»