The Jan. 6 select committee asked former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich for a “voluntary” interview on his role in perpetuating the 2020 election fraud claims that had led to the U.S. Capital breach, according to a Thursday letter from the panel.
Written by chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the 3-page letter (pdf) said the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 breach has obtained messages between Gingrich and senior advisers to then-President Donald Trump, including Jared Kushner and Jason Miller.
The exchanges allegedly unveiled his potential efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election by providing Trump staff “detailed input into television advertisements” that repeated and relied upon what the committee called “false claims” of voter fraud, according to the letter….


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