Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) responded to a subpoena from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol breach by characterizing it as “political vendetta,” pointing to the committee’s doctoring and misrepresentation of nonpublic information and listing some of his demands in return.
Jordan contested the validity and constitutionality of the congressional subpoena and reiterated that he carries no “relevant information that would advance any legitimate legislative purpose,” in the six-page May 25 letter (pdf) addressed to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), chairman of the committee.
Jordan is one of the five Republican members subpoenaed by the House committee on May 12. The subpoena notes that Jordan was in communication with President Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021, and participated in strategy discussions for overturning the 2020 election….


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