Pennsylvania and Arizona state lawmakers among those subpoenaed by January 6 panel

The House Select Committee on Jan. 6 sent subpoenas on Tuesday to people — including state lawmakers from Arizona and Pennsylvania — who were allegedly involved in efforts to overturn the results of the presidential election. of 2020 and who worked to nominate substitute voters for Donald Trump in states where Joe Biden won. .

The committee is demanding documents and testimony from six people, including campaign workers and someone who allegedly saw Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, tell Michigan state lawmakers that if they certified the election results for Biden, who won the state, would be illegal.

Laura Cox was present when Giuliani pressured Michigan politicians not to accept election results there and said certifying them would be a ‘criminal act’, committee says in letter to Cox .

Giuliani, along with other members of Trump’s legal team, were subpoenaed by the panel in January. After the November 2020 election, Giuliani toured the country falsely claiming the election was stolen, pursuing legal challenges, and convincing state lawmakers to try to overturn their states’ results.

Panel says it has ‘credible evidence’ Michael A. Roman, director of Election Day operations for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign, and Gary Michael Brown, deputy director, knew about and participated to efforts to promote unsubstantiated voter fraud allegations in the presidential election and to encourage state lawmakers to alter the results by naming alternate voter lists to deliver concurrent electoral votes to Congress.