Ivanka Trump is being interviewed by a US panel who is investigating the Jan. 6 attack

Ivanka Trump is being interviewed by a US panel who is investigating the Jan. 6 attack ...

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 - A panel of representatives in the United States is asking for an interview with former U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump.

Legislators indicated in a letter to Ivanka Trump that they are seeking her voluntary cooperation as part of their ongoing investigation and would limit their concerns to issues related to events surrounding that day, including activities leading up to or influencing it, and her role in the White House at the time.

The panel noted that she was "present in the Oval Office" during key conversations leading up to January 6th, and that she had a telephone conversation with her father and former Vice President Mike Pence on the morning of the Capitol attack. Donald Trump had attempted to persuade Pence to resist the election results.

Ivanka Trump's spokesperson said in a statement that she would cooperate with the committee's investigation.

"Ivanka Trump just learned that the January 6 Committee had issued a public letter asking her to appear," a spokesperson for Ivanka Trump said. "Any security breach or disrespect to our law enforcement is unacceptable. The violence must stop immediately.

The committee stated in its letter to Ivanka Trump that it is also looking into whether Donald Trump's own White House lawyers determined that he violated the law by trying to interfere with the election outcome.

In a letter to Ivanka Trump, the chairman of the committee believes that President Trump's counsel may have concluded that his actions would violate the Constitution or otherwise would be unlawful.

The committee said it wanted to ask her father if she had made any effort to deploy federal agents or troops to combat the violence on January 6th.

The former president has criticized the committee's investigation as a political stunt and sought to prevent other aides' testimony and White House documents from reaching the panel.

Liz Cheney, the vice chairman of the committee and one of its two Republican members, said earlier this month that the panel has "firsthand testimony" that Ivanka Trump would not intervene during the Capitol riots.

"We know his daughter, and we have firsthand evidence that his daughter Ivanka was asked to stop this crime at least twice," Cheney said in a talk on ABC News' "This Week.

Donald Trump Jr. pleads with the former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to end the Capitol assault last month.

Cheney said in a text that Trump Jr., the former president's oldest son, was sending it to Meadows.

On Tuesday, CNN reported that the committee has subpoenaed and obtained records of phone numbers related to one of Trump's children, Eric Trump, and Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is engaged to Donald Trump Jr.

The commission has spoken to more than 400 people and has issued dozens of subpoenas to compel testimony.

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