‘They Knew I Did Nothing Wrong’: Jan. 6 Committee Drops Subpoena Of Trump

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Diana Glebova White House Correspondent
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The Jan. 6 Committee dropped its subpoena of Former President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

“In light of the imminent end of our investigation, the Select Committee can no longer pursue the specific information covered by the subpoena,” Democrat Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson wrote in a letter to Trump’s attorney, CNN reported.

“Therefore, through this letter, I hereby formally withdraw the subpoena issued to former President Trump, and notify you that he is no longer obligated to comply or produce records in response to said subpoena,” Thompson said.

The Jan. 6 Committee subpoenaed Trump in October, ordering him to testify and hand over documents. Trump sued to block the subpoena, with the lawsuit calling the probe an “illegal, unfounded, and overbroad records request.”

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 19: U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, and Vice Chairwoman Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), participate in the last public Committee meeting, in the Canon House Office Building on Capitol Hill on December 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Trump responded to the subpoena cancellation on Truth Social, saying, “they knew I did nothing wrong.”

“Was just advised that the Unselect Committee of political Thugs has withdrawn the Subpoena of me concerning the January 6th Protest of the CROOKED 2020 Presidential Election. They probably did so because they knew I did nothing wrong, or they were about to lose in Court. Perhaps the FBI’s involvement in RIGGING the Election played into their decision. In any event, the Subpoena is DEAD!” Trump wrote. (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: ‘Con Job And A Disgrace’: Donald Trump Issues Video Response To Jan. 6 Report)

The former president issued an exclusive video to the Daily Caller on Friday in response to the conclusion of the Jan. 6 Committee’s final report. Trump claimed the committee omitted evidence, made false statements and “did not produce a single shred of evidence” that he “intended” for violence to occur at the Capitol.