The committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob has subpoenaed five Republican members of Congress, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, after they refused to cooperate with the panel’s inquiry.

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., who chairs the select committee, said Thursday that the panel has subpoenaed McCarthy and Reps. Mo Brooks of Alabama, Andy Biggs of Arizona, Scott Perry of Pennsylvania and Jim Jordan of Ohio.

The move marks a significant escalation in the committee’s efforts to obtain information related to lawmakers’ communications with then-President Donald Trump and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows before, during and after the attack.

In a statement, Thompson said the committee “has learned that several of our colleagues have information relevant to our investigation into the attack on Jan. 6 and the events leading up to it.”... Read More: Washington Post