WASHINGTON — The Home committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol introduced Thursday that it is holding its subsequent listening to on Oct. 13.
The panel had postponed a public listening to it had scheduled final week as a result of Hurricane Ian was set to make landfall on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The listening to subsequent Thursday is ready to start at 1 p.m. ET.
Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., stated that the listening to’s format would diverge from the one used throughout their collection of hearings over the summer time so that every of the 9 lawmakers may have an opportunity to talk.
Members haven’t explicitly stated the subsequent listening to will probably be their final. It is going to be held with lower than a month earlier than the midterm elections on Nov. 8.
The panel nonetheless wants to provide a written report on their findings over the previous 14 months. However with the Justice Division now ramping up its legal investigation into the Jan. 6 riot, the committee’s relevance has begun to fade, certainly one of its members advised NBC Information.
It is unclear what the subsequent listening to will deal with, nevertheless, there have been a number of developments because the committee’s final listening to in July. The panel lately interviewed Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, the conservative activist and spouse of Supreme Courtroom Justice Clarence Thomas.
The rescheduled session might characteristic video of testimony from another members of former President Donald Trump’s administration, together with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who each have spoken to the committee however haven’t appeared in any of the hearings.