Rosen, former acting AG under Trump, appears before Jan. 6 committee – POLITICO

The acting attorney general during the final days of the Trump administration is sitting for an interview with the Jan. 6 select committee on Wednesday, according to two sources familiar with the timing.

Jeff Rosen, who helmed the Justice Department during former President Donald Trump’s chaotic last weeks in office, is the second known former top DOJ official to have an interview with the panel. His deputy took questions from House investigators last week.

Rosen has detailed, firsthand knowledge of Trump’s attempt to dragoon DOJ into his effort to overturn the 2020 election. But it’s unclear how much new information the panel will be able to get from him: Rosen has testified publicly about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and took questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee for its separate probe into Trump’s efforts to influence DOJ.

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