Congress gives Trump more time to comply with subpoena on January 6

The legislative committee investigating the assault on the Capitol extended this Friday by a week the deadline it gave former President Donald Trump to comply with a subpoena to hand over documents.

The panel reported Friday that it has received correspondence from the Republican’s legal team about the subpoena and gave Trump one more week, until November 14, to deliver the documents.

"We have informed Trump’s legal team that they must start producing the files no later than next week."the January 6th Committee wrote in a tweet.

This Friday was the deadline that the committee had set for the former president to deliver the information

In mid-October, the bipartisan panel issued the subpoena, which also requires Trump to testify before Congress by November 14.

The legislative committee, which has been investigating the events of January 6 for more than a year, voted to subpoena Trump after holding its ninth public hearing.

During the session, lawmakers presented evidence, including testimony and emails, to show that the former president deliberately rejected the results of the November 4, 2020 election, where he was defeated by Democrat Joe Biden.

"Trump had a premeditated plan to declare the election rigged and stolen even before the results were known." of the elections, Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney said during the public hearing in Washington.

On January 6, 2021, some 10,000 people, most of them Trump supporters, demonstrated in front of the Capitol and about 800 stormed the building while Biden’s electoral victory was ratified. There were five deaths and some 140 officers injured.

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