January 6 congressional committee doesn’t plan to call Trump and ‘unlikely’ to call Pence
Bennie Thompson, Chair of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, speaks alongside Rep. - Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America/TNS

The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol doesn’t plan to call former President Donald Trump and is “unlikely” to call former Vice President Mike Pence, either. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., the committee chair, said it’s “not our expectation” to call Trump since the panel already has heard witnesses relate his actions and behavior. “We’re not sure that the evidence that we receive can be any more validated with his presence,” Thompson told reporters Tuesday. “I think the concern is whether or not he would add any more value with his testimony.” He also said i...