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Former President Trump’s top White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, was subpoenaed Wednesday to testify at a January 6th committee hearing.

Cipolone is said to have expressed concern about the former president’s attempts to reverse his 2020 election defeat and threatened to resign at some point.

FILE: White House Counsel Pat Cipollone listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, March 29, 2020.

FILE: White House Counsel Pat Cipollone listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, March 29, 2020.
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

The committee said he had information about several attempts by Trump allies to suppress the Electoral College.

Cipolone played a key role in the behind-the-scenes discussions on the Trump team as chaos erupted, including a statement made Tuesday by former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson.

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Cipollone was positioned by Hutchinson as well as former Justice Department attorneys who appeared at the hearing earlier in the week at key moments after the election.

Hutchinson said Cipollone warned before Jan. 6 that if Trump went to the Capitol, protesters would rally outside.

She testified that Cipollone reiterated her concerns on the morning of Jan. 6, saying that if Trump went to the Capitol to interfere with the certification of the election, “we’re going to be charged with every crime imaginable.”

WASHINGTON, DC June 28: Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to Mark Meadows during his time as White House chief of staff in the Trump administration, gestures toward her neck on a story about President Trump as the House holds a select committee on January 6.  Public hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.

WASHINGTON, DC, June 28: Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to Mark Meadows when she was White House chief of staff in the Trump administration, gestured toward her neck about an article about President Trump as the House had a select committee on Jan. 6. Public hearing on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Capitol Hill.
(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post via Getty Images)

In their letter to Delegates Benny Thompson, D-Miss., And Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Committee Chairman and Vice-Chairman, Cipolone, he previously gave an “informal interview” to the Committee on 13 April. , His subpoena was required as he refused to provide on-the-record testimony.

Rep. sitting in the committee. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., said last week that Cipollone told the committee that he tried to intervene when he heard that Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official who wanted to push false claims, was advising Trump. voter fraud Federal agents recently seized Clark’s cell phone and searched his Virginia home.

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Clark drafted a letter for the key swing states, which was never sent, but falsely claimed that the department had identified embarrassing irregularities in the election. Cipolone was quoted by a witness as saying that the letter was a “murder-suicide pact” to Trump.

Fox News’ Timothy HJ Nerozzi and The Associated Press contributed to this report.