Senator Doug Mastriano subpoenaed by the January 6 committee

A Pennsylvania state senator was subpoenaed Tuesday by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mastriano of Franklin County was asked by the Jan. 6 select committee to turn over documents and information about efforts to name an Electoral College alternate voter list for former President Donald Trump. The committee cited a Nov. 28, 2020, tweet by Mastriano that said he was pushing for the Pennsylvania Legislature to nominate voters after President Joe Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania. in Pennsylvania. The Jan. 6 committee also noted Mastriano’s presence outside the Capitol on the day of the uprising, saying his public statements indicated “you saw ‘agitators… get in front of the police’ and ‘agitators. … start pushing the police up the steps of the Capitol. “”Mastriano denied entering the Capitol building or participating in the unrest. News 8 contacted Mastriano’s office for comment, but we did not. ard back again. You can read the committee’s letter to Mastriano here.

A Pennsylvania state senator was subpoenaed Tuesday by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Sen. Doug Mastriano of Franklin County was asked by the Jan. 6 select committee to hand over documents and information about efforts to name an Electoral College alternate voter list for former President Donald Trump.

The committee cited a November 28, 2020, tweet from Mastriano who said he was pushing for the Pennsylvania Legislature to nominate voters after President Joe Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania.

Mastriano has been a staunch Trump supporter and was first involved in an attempt to conduct a so-called forensic audit of the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania.

The Jan. 6 committee also noted Mastriano’s presence outside the Capitol on the day of the uprising, saying his public statements indicated “you saw ‘agitators… get in front of the police’ and ‘agitators. …start pushing the police up the steps of the Capitol.'”

Mastriano denied entering the Capitol building or participating in the unrest.

News 8 has contacted Mastriano’s office for comment, but we have yet to hear back.

You can read the committee’s letter to Mastriano here.

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