Dick Durbin Urges Ex-Aides to Defy Trump’s Orders and Comply With Jan. 6 Subpoenas: ‘He Doesn’t Have the Power to Pardon You Anymore’

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) strongly encouraged former aides to Donald Trump to comply with the subpoenas issued by the House committee investigating Jan. 6, after the former president did the exact opposite.

The former aides — White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Dan Scavino, Defense Department official Kash Patel, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon — were all instructed by Trump to not comply with the committee’s subpoenas. The subpoenas for closed-door depositions and records were first issued in September, and the deadline to comply was set to Thursday.

Bloomberg reported that a letter from a Trump lawyer stated that the testimony and records the committee
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