House Jan. 6 committee decided to make criminal referrals, says chairman – KESQ

By Sara Murray, Annie Grayer and Zachary Cohen, CNN

The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. has decided to make criminal referrals to the Justice Department, the panel’s chairman, Rep. Bennie Thompson, told reporters Tuesday.

Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat, said the committee hasn’t narrowed down the universe of people who can be referred.

When asked if Thompson believed any witnesses perjured themselves, he said “that’s part of the discussion.”

The committee is expected to meet later on Tuesday.

This story is breaking news and will be updated.

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