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July 11, 2019 05:08 pm PDT

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas 12 witnesses, Jared Kushner and National Enquirer's David Pecker and Dylan Howard included

On Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday expanded its investigation into Donald Trump and obstruction of justice by authorizing subpoenas to 12 officials, including the President's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former top National Enquirer executives David Pecker and Dylan Howard.

David Pecker served as American Media's CEO, and Dylan Howard as its CCO.

Here's the list of the names the Judiciary Committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for:

1 Rick Dearborn2 Michael Flynn3 Jody Hunt4 Jared Kushner5 John Kelly6 Corey Lewandowski7 Rob Porter8 Rod Rosenstein9 Jeff Sessions10 Keith Davidson11 Dylan Howard12 David Pecker

Here's Trump's response:

From Politico's coverage of the Thursday House vote:

On a party-line vote, the committee empowered Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) to issue subpoenas to current and former Trump administration officials who were central figures in former special counsel Robert Muellers 22-month investigation of Russian contacts with the Trump campaign.

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