Claudia Grisales

Updated December 1, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET

The Democratic-led House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol voted Wednesday evening to refer former Trump Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark for criminal contempt of Congress.

The panel said Clark, who had promised to pursue baseless election fraud claims, shirked his legal obligation to answer questions tied to the deadly insurrection.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is leading a bipartisan coalition of more than 60 senators and House members in urging congressional leaders to keep significant reforms to the way the military prosecutes serious crimes, such as sexual assault, in this year's defense bill.

In a letter on Tuesday, Gillibrand and others said it would be "outrageous" to remove the sweeping legislation, known as the Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act, from the defense bill.

Updated November 30, 2021 at 8:49 PM ET

The Democratic-led House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has reached a new agreement with former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows for him to appear for an initial deposition, and the panel says he is cooperating by providing documents.

Updated November 23, 2021 at 3:51 PM ET

The Democratic-led House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has issued a new round of subpoenas to far right extremist groups, including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers.

Updated November 23, 2021 at 9:23 AM ET

The Democratic-led House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has issued five new subpoenas to several ex-Trump allies, including Roger Stone and InfoWars founder Alex Jones.

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