“Since the Supreme Court shot down Trump’s request to bar the Democrat-led panel from receiving documents from his office, the select committee has obtained those materials. They have yet to make the documents public or even given an update on how far they have delved into them.”
(OAN) A Harvard Law professor compared the January 6 Committee to a tactic used in the 1950s to oust accused communists who had no actual ties to the party. Legal scholar Alan Dershowitz said the panel is not a valid congressional body and it’s actually in violation of legislative rules.
“It reminds me a little bit of McCarthyism, where you had committees like the House Un-American Activities Committee, which didn’t have an appropriate legislative purpose,” he explained. “They were just trying to subpoena people for political and ideological purposes.”