Laura Cox being investigated by U.S. House Committee
A former Michigan Republican chairwoman is being subpoenaed by a U.S. House committee. It’s part of an investigation into the deadly January 6th insurrection at the nation’s capital.
2020 G.O.P. Chairwoman Laura Cox is being ordered to provide documents before testifying March 8th.
The committee says they’re seeking information about Cox reportedly witnessing Donald Trump’s advisor Rudy Giuliani pressuring state lawmakers to overturn the 2020 election.
In a statement, Cox says the committee’s approach “reeks of PR stunts.”
The statement says she accepts that Democrat Joe Biden won the presidential election, but that she questioned “irregularities” in 2020 because, as a Republican party leader, it was her job to advocate for Trump.
The committee has also subpoenaed two Michigan Republicans who submitted documents falsely claiming they were designated to cast electoral college votes in favor of Trump. That’s despite Joe Biden winning the state by more than one hundred fifty thousand votes.