Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis produces over 9,000 pages to Jan. 6 committee

Ellis was subpoenaed by the House Jan. 6 committee last month.

Updated: February 8, 2022 - 11:18pm

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Attorney Jenna Ellis announced Tuesday that she has given the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot more than 9,000 pages the Trump legal team used when challenging the 2020 election.

Ellis, a member of Donald Trump's legal team, explained on Twitter the former president directed her to produce the thousands of pages of documents "that, in part, provided the legal basis and evidence for Team Trump's post-election challenges."

She said the establishment media's characterization of Trump's claims as baseless "is totally false." 

"While no judicial forum, including the Supreme Court, allowed us to produce these documents or witnesses and refused to hear our case on the merits, this file is now in the permanent congressional record," she concluded.

Ellis was subpoenaed by the House Jan. 6 committee last month to produce documents and testimony concerning her work on the Trump election legal team. Democrats say they want to question her in part about legal research she did on whether Vice President Mike Pence under the Constitution could ask state legislatures to clarify whether their states' vote certifications were accurate according to state law.

Ellis told Just the News that contrary to some media reports her deposition was not scheduled for Tuesday but rather a later date. 

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