The Jan. 6 panel subpoenas 14 people in fake electors scheme tied to Trump

“The Select Committee is seeking information about attempts in multiple states to overturn the results of the 2020 election, including the planning and coordination of efforts to send false slates of electors to the National Archives,” select panel Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., said in a statement on Friday. “We believe the individuals we have subpoenaed today have information about how these so-called alternate electors met and who was behind that scheme.”

About a month after the election, Republicans in seven key states met and signed documents falsely asserting that Trump was or may be the winner of their state’s Electoral College votes. The documents were then sent to federal officials.

The select committee subpoenaed individuals listed as chairperson and secretary of each group of “alternate” electors: