Assault on Capitol Hill, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner sued

The New York Times reported it, citing some sources

Former US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner have been subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury regarding the January 6, 2021 Capitol attack, New York reported. Times, citing some sources, according to which the tycoon could try to prevent his daughter and son-in-law from testifying by virtue of executive privilege.

In November of last year, Attorney General Merrick Garland entrusted special prosecutor Jack Smith with two investigations involving Trump, a candidate for president in 2024. The first concerns Trump’s handling of highly sensitive confidential documents that he kept at his resort in Florida, after leaving the White House in January 2021.

The second investigation concerns alleged efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, including a plot to present bogus voter lists to prevent Congress from certifying Democrat Joe Biden’s victory.

Earlier this month, media reported that former US Vice President Mike Pence, former National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien and former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows were cited sued by Smith in his investigation. In recent months, grand juries in Washington have heard testimony from former senior Trump administration officials for both investigations.