NEW: A federal judge officially shot down John EASTMAN's bid to block a Jan. 6 committee subpoena, saying his efforts could be counted among the "influencing factors" of the Jan. 6 attack. But there's more ... politico.com/news/2022/01/25…
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The judge also became the first to formally reject a challenge to the Jan. 6 committee's legitimacy based on structural flaws. A slew of Trump allies have said the committee was invalid because it lacked GOP appointees. politico.com/news/2022/01/25…
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But Judge Carter, who sits on a fedeal court in California, said Speaker Pelosi had "unquestionably" followed the requirements of the committee's organizing resolution. Any other disputes were over "ambiguities" that courts can't resolve, he said. politico.com/news/2022/01/25…
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Replying to @kyledcheney
And yet there are two republican appointees. Liz Cheney is Republican AF

Jan 26, 2022 · 4:02 AM UTC

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