The Justice Division’s request to the choose committee was first reported by The New York Occasions on Tuesday.

The division has been increasing its investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, riot and homing in on figures in former President Donald Trump’s orbit, notably these related to organizing “Cease the Steal” occasions that preceded the assault on the Capitol.

The committee has interviewed greater than 1,000 witnesses, together with dozens of figures related to the Jan. 6 rallies. One in every of them, Ali Alexander, has additionally confirmed he has obtained a grand jury subpoena.

The Justice Division declined to touch upon its request for the interview transcripts.