WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rudy Giuliani, who served as former U.S. President Donald Trump’s private legal professional, met for greater than 9 hours on Friday with the Home committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol, CNN reported, citing two sources.
Giuliani, a former mayor of New York Metropolis, had beforehand refused to look earlier than the panel except his testimony was videotaped, his legal professional Robert Costello mentioned earlier this month. The committee mentioned on the time that Giuliani had agreed to a transcribed interview.
Costello and the committee didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark from Reuters on the CNN report.
The committee is making an attempt to determine Trump’s actions whereas hundreds of his supporters stormed the Capitol in January of final 12 months, sending members of Congress and then-Vice President Mike Pence dashing to take cowl.
Congress had been assembly to formally certify Democrat Joe Biden’s victory over Republican Trump within the November 2020 presidential election.
Greater than 900 folks, together with many Trump White Home aides, have been interviewed within the committee’s investigation.