Jim Jordan Admits He Spoke With Trump on January 6th After Being Pressed by Bret Baier – By Michael Luciano (Mediaite) / July 27 2021
During an appearance on Tuesday’s Special Report, Bret Baier asked Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) if he spoke with then-President Donald Trump on the day of the Capitol riot on January 6.
Jordan was chosen by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to serve on the House select committee that is investigating the riot, but his selection was rejected by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who also denied Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) a seat as well. She said the pair could affect “the integrity of the investigation.” As a result, McCarthy pulled his three nominees who had been approved for the committee.
Talking to Jordan, Baier said, “This committee is obviously going to go down a number of different roads about who knew what when, who was talking to coordinators of the protests. Did you talk to the former president that day?”
The straightforward question prompted the following exchange where Jordan publicly admitted – seemingly for the first time – that he spoke with Trump on the day of the riot: