Media Tip Sheet: Jan. 6 committee subpoenas five House Republicans, including Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

May 13, 2022

The committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob has subpoenaed five Republican members of Congress, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), after they refused to cooperate with the panel’s inquiry.

George Washington University has experts available to discuss various aspects of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

  • Lara Brown is director of the GW Graduate School of Political Management. A former official in the Clinton Administration, Brown focuses on the GOP’s attitude towards the Jan. 6 insurrection and mounting threats to American democracy.
  • Todd Belt is director of the political management program at the GW Graduate School of Political Management. Belt can discuss how the Jan. 6 insurrection changed American politics and how it might animate Republican and Democratic voters in the 2022 midterm elections.
  • Casey Burgat is director of the legislative affairs program at the GW Graduate School of Political Management. Burgat can offer insights on the powers, processes and procedures of the House Select Committee on the Jan. 6 Attack.

To schedule an interview with an expert, please contact GW Media Relations at [email protected].