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Ivanka Trump Testifies to House Panel Investigating January 6th

Former President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, who was with him in the Oval Office on Jan. 6, testifies before the committee investigating the attack on the Capitol.
Ivanka Trump Testifies to House Panel Investigating January 6th

On Tuesday, Ivanka Trump, former President Donald J. Trump’s eldest daughter, who served as one of his senior advisers, testified remotely for about eight hours before the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol.

"Her testimony came days after her husband, Jared Kushner, who was also a top adviser to Mr. Trump, sat for an interview and provided what one member of the panel described as 'valuable' and 'helpful' information," according to Luke Broadwater for The New York Times. "Ms. Trump and Mr. Kushner are among the highest-ranking Trump White House officials to testify before the committee."

Ivanka Trump Testifies to House Panel Investigating Jan. 6 Attack (Luke Broadwater - The New York Times)

Excerpt from The New York Times: It was not immediately clear how revelatory her testimony was for the committee, but those familiar with the interview said Ms. Trump did not seek to invoke any privilege — such as executive privilege or the Fifth Amendment, as other witnesses have done — and broadly, if not garrulously, answered the panel’s questions.
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Siobhan Hughes and Eliza Collins also report on Ivanka Trump's testimony for The Wall Street Journal writing, "The select committee is aiming to wrap up the investigative portion of its work before hearings that committee members expect to occur in May. It has conducted more than 830 interviews and depositions and received nearly 95,000 documents, according to a spokesman for the panel."  

Ivanka Trump Testifies in House Probe of Jan. 6 Capitol Riot (Siobhan Hughes & Eliza Collins - The Wall Street Journal)

Excerpt from The Wall Street Journal: The committee in January had asked Ms. Trump to testify on a voluntary basis, one of a handful of individuals whom the panel publicly sought without issuing a subpoena. In a letter, Chairman Bennie Thompson (D., Miss.) had written that the panel wanted to hear from Ms. Trump about four distinct topics, including about Mr. Trump’s conversation with former Vice President Mike Pence on the morning of the attack and her efforts to get the president to tell rioters to stand down.
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In another case involving the Trumps, "New York Attorney General Letitia James asked a judge Thursday to hold Donald Trump in contempt, claiming he is refusing to comply with an order to turn over documents in her probe of his company’s business dealings," according to the New York Post.

AG James asks judge to hold Trump in contempt for not turning over docs (Priscilla DeGregory - New York Post)

Excerpt from the New York Post: "[Attorney General]James opened an investigation into the Trump Organization in 2019 following Congressional testimony from Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen that he had exaggerated company assets to get an edge on taxes, loans and insurance. She then filed suit against the company and Eric Trump, alleging that they were stonewalling her probe. James’ office has since added Trump and two of his other children, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr., to the case seeking documents and testimony from them. The family is currently appealing.
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