Capitol attack panel faces pivotal moment as Trump allies stonewall

Questions about Trump’s role in 6 January may go unanswered unless House investigators can secure a breakthrough to obtain documents and testimony

By Hugo Lowell in Washington | The Guardian | October 29. 2021

Members of the House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection in Washington DC on 19 October. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA


The House select committee investigating the Capitol attack is confronting a pivotal moment as resistance from top Trump administration aides threatens to undermine their efforts to uncover the extent of the former president’s involvement in the 6 J