Trump insider now a person of interest for the Jan. 6 panel amid new investigative developments

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The House Select Committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection is reportedly seeking to conduct a second round of interviews for two former U.S. Secret Service officials closely connected to former President Donald Trump, according to The Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig.

Speaking to MSNBC’s Ali Velshi, The Post reporter noted that Tony Ornato, former U.S. Secret Service official and White House Deputy Chief of Staff, has been named as a person of interest for the committee.

The Jan. 6 panel’s decision follows the development of new details in the investigation. Ornato’s name has been dropped as the latest developments confirm that intelligence services raised warnings about potential violence that might arise after the former president’s “Stop the Steal” rally.

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According to Leonnig, the committee is said to have expressed interest in learning what Ornato and the head of Trump’s security may remember.

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