Doug Mastriano, the Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor, filed a lawsuit against the Jan. 6 committee on Thursday, seeking to block the panel from compelling him to sit for a deposition.
The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Washington. Attorneys for Mastriano, who is currently a senator in the Keystone State, argued that the Jan. 6 panel does not have the authority to conduct compelled depositions because it is unable to comply with the House Regulations for the Use of Deposition Authority (Deposition Regulations).
“Central to this issue is the fact that [the Jan. 6 committee] lacks a Ranking Minority Member or any members designated by the minority party,” the filing reads….


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