Robert O’Brien, that worked as nationwide safety and security consultant to former President Donald Trump, was scheduled to satisfy Tuesday with the House select committee exploring the January 6, 2021, insurrection, a resource accustomed to the conference informs CNN.
A select committee aide declined to comment.
NBC was first to report the Tuesday meeting. CNN first reported previously this month that O’Brien was in talks with the committee regarding scheduling an interview.
The meeting with O’Brien comes as the board has actually either met or is in talks with a number of people from Trump’s closet. CNN had previously reported that the panel is specifically interested in learning more about conversations surrounding the 25th Change in Trump’s final days in workplace.
The committee just recently interviewed previous Transport Assistant Elaine Chao, previous Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and former Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
As nationwide security adviser, O’Brien was not a member of Trump’s Cupboard yet resources say he was associated with top-level conversations about the 25th Modification instantly complying with January 6. In a declaration to CNN previously this month, he rejected that, stating, “I went to no time at all involved in discussions about conjuring up the 25th Modification.”
CNN previously reported that O’Brien taken into consideration resigning from his blog post over Trump’s action to the physical violence that day but ultimately decided to remain in the task.
O’Brien was out of community on January 6 however his deputy, Matthew Pottinger, remained in Washington as well as informed his boss that day he was surrendering. Pottinger testified openly throughout the committee’s last hearing focused on Trump’s 187 minutes of inactiveness as the physical violence unfolded.
Numerous previous Closet authorities who have been spoken with by the board were inquired about the 25th Change, according to many sources familiar with the investigation. Yet the panel still seems seeking information concerning those conversations adhering to January 6.