China News Service, January 19 (Xinhua) According to a comprehensive report, on the 18th local time, the special committee of the U.S. House of Representatives responsible for investigating the congressional riots was former President Trump's personal lawyer and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani), and three other allies issued subpoenas.

On January 6, 2021, local time, the joint meeting of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to confirm the results of the Electoral College vote was interrupted because Trump supporters broke into the Capitol and caused large-scale riots. The scene was extremely chaotic.

The picture shows subdued Trump supporters.

  The subpoenas are reportedly the latest in a long line of questioning and evidentiary requests from House committees to Trump allies.

  The report said that after the 2020 presidential election, Giuliani took the lead in challenging Biden to win the election.

He was assisted in the fight by lawyer Jenna Ellis, who also received a subpoena from the special committee.

  In addition, pro-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell and his ally Boris Epshteyn were also subpoenaed.

  On January 6, 2021, Trump supporters forced their way into the U.S. Capitol for hours, disrupting a joint meeting of the Senate and House of Representatives that was certifying the election results.

The incident killed five people, including a congressman, and injured about 140 law enforcement officers.

  The special committee is investigating why Trump supporters attacked the Capitol and his own role in the incident.

Trump's persistent claims that he lost the election to Biden because the election was rigged have so far not been judicially substantiated.

  Earlier reports said the committee had issued more than 50 subpoenas and heard testimony from more than 300 people.

They are expected to submit their reports in the summer and publish their final report in the fall.

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