White House Backs Biden’s Comments on Prosecuting Those Who Defy Jan. 6 Subpoenas

The White House is backing comments President Joe Biden made over the weekend regarding the Jan. 6 protests at the U.S. Capitol. Biden told reporters in a South Lawn gaggle Oct. 15, he thinks the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) should prosecute people who defy subpoenas to testify before a U.S. House select committee probing the events of Jan. 6. “I hope that the committee goes after them and holds them accountable,” Biden said of those defying the subpoenas. Asked whether he believed the Justice Department should prosecute them, Biden told reporters: “I do, yes.” When Fox News asked Oct. 18 why Biden seemed to break his promise not to enter into any decisions about what cases the DOJ should bring, or not bring, White House press secretary Jen Psaki reiterated a tweet she had put out Oct. 15. Psaki told reporters: “The president continues to believe that Jan. 6 was one …

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