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Thompson’s claim that Jan. 6 committee won’t criminally refer Trump or others to DOJ meets resistance from committee

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Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi, is the chairman of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. Thompson told reporters Monday that the panel will not make any criminal referral of former President Donald Trump or anyone else to the Justice Department. Thompson drew the distinct line, but his statement drew quick reactions from members of the committee.
6 months ago·Washington, United States

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Thompson's claim that Jan. 6 committee won't criminally refer Trump or others to DOJ meets resistance from committee

The chairman of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol told reporters Monday that the panel will not make any criminal referral of former President Donald Trump or anyone else to the Justice Department -- a claim that met swift pushback from members of the panel.

6 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Jan. 6 committee chairman says panel won’t refer Trump for criminal charges

The chairman of the House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riots said Monday evening that the panel will not refer former President Donald Trump or anyone else to the Justice Department for criminal charges.

6 months ago·Washington, United States
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Thompson's claim that Jan. 6 committee won't criminally refer Trump or others to DOJ meets resistance from committee - KVIA

By Ryan Nobles, Annie Grayer and Zachary Cohen, CNN The chairman of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol told reporters Monday that the panel will not make any criminal referral of former President Donald Trump or anyone else to the Justice Department — a claim that met

6 months ago·Panama City, United States
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Thompson's claim that Jan. 6 committee won't criminally refer Trump or others to DOJ meets resistance from committee - Local News 8

By Ryan Nobles, Annie Grayer and Zachary Cohen, CNNThe chairman of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol told reporters Monday that the panel will not make any criminal referral of former President Donald Trump or anyone else to the Justice Department — a claim that met swift pushback from members of the panel.“No, you know, we’re going to tell the facts. If the Department of Justice looks at it, …

6 months ago·Idaho Falls, United States
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Confusion as Jan. 6 committee members walk back ruling out criminal referrals

Members of the Jan. 6 committee quickly took to the airwaves to declare that a decision has not yet been made on criminal referrals after Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) reportedly ruled it out.

6 months ago·Washington, United States
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Jan. 6 committee members push back on chair Bennie Thompson's claim that they won't ask the DOJ to indict Trump

It marks a rare public split within the committee investigating the Capitol riot. Thompson said it wasn't their job to make referrals to the DOJ.

6 months ago·United States
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