Analysis | What could happen to the Trump advisers who ignore the January 6 subpoenas?

As dramatic as this sounds, this fourth option is something lawmakers are at least talking about in the Jan. 6 committee. “This is an extremely serious matter and we need to consider the full range of enforcement sanctions available to us,” said Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.). “And that means criminal contempt citations, civil contempt citations, and using Congress’s own inherent contempt powers.” (“Inherent power of contempt” is congressional language for incarcerating people.)

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