China News Service, April 1. According to Agence France-Presse, on March 31, local time, Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former U.S. President Trump, held a video meeting with the U.S. House of Representatives Special Investigation Committee, Testimony on January 6, 2021, Capitol riots.
Data map: Former US President Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka Trump (right) and her husband Jared Kushner.
Kushner, reportedly the first member of the Trump family to testify so far, volunteered for the video meeting and was not subpoenaed.
Kushner returned to Washington from a trip to Saudi Arabia during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots, but he did not return to the White House that day, the report said.
Elaine Luria, a member of the House special investigation committee, said on the 31st that Kushner was able to voluntarily provide information to the committee to confirm his views.
"The opportunity to talk to him was really valuable to us," she added.
It is also reported that the House Special Investigative Committee also asked Kushner's wife Ivanka to testify, saying that Ivanka asked her father Trump on January 6, 2021 to "stop the violence on Capitol Hill."
The committee sent a public letter to Ivanka on January 20 asking her to "voluntarily cooperate with the investigation" and promised to limit all questions to those directly related to the January 6 riots at the Capitol.
In addition, Bedingfield, director of the White House Office of Communications, said the White House rejects any claims of "executive privilege" by former President Trump's daughter and son-in-law to testify before the House special investigation committee.
The report also said that the House Special Investigations Committee's investigation is nearing completion and that a public hearing is planned for the spring of 2022.Keywords: