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Before the House oversight committee that committee has been looking into the team's workplace culture since last fall recently Snyder turned down invitations to testify voluntarily, the committee also accused him of refusing to accept a subpoena, but now he's offering to testify possibly later this month, a spokesperson for the committee says there's still negotiating with Snyder's lawyer to ensure the panel gets full and complete testimony. Meanwhile, the House select committee investigating the attack on the capitol will hold a hearing next Thursday. That's according to a source familiar with the committee's work, Virginia congresswoman Elaine luria and Illinois congressman Adam kinzinger will lead the expected prime time hearing. Another hearing is already scheduled for Tuesday, it will be led by Maryland congressman Jamie Raskin and Florida congresswoman Stephanie Murphy. Meantime, a Michigan candidate for governor today pleaded not guilty to charges connected with the insurrection, WTO peace Mitchell Miller reports from Capitol Hill. Ryan Kelly's plea came in a virtual hearing in D.C. federal court, and it comes just a day after he took part in a debate in Michigan among Republican candidates for governor. Kelly was asked during the debate for his view of January 6th. We were there protesting the government because we don't like the results of the 2020 election. The process of how it happened. And we have that First Amendment right. As documented by Politico, more than 850 people have now been charged in connection with January 6th, more than 300 have pleaded guilty mainly to misdemeanor charges. Trials involving more serious charges against members of far right groups like the oath keepers and Proud Boys are scheduled for later this year. On Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller, WTO, B news. Georgia lawmakers appearing before a special grand jury in the investigation into whether former president Trump and others illegally meddled in the state's 2020 election have broad immunity, but they can be asked about their conversations with people outside of the legislature. That is what a judge has ruled. A former state lawmaker and George's lieutenant governor had asked the judge to quash subpoenas seeking their testimony before that special grand jury citing legislative privilege and immunity, Fulton county superior court judge Robert mcburney, whose overseeing the special grand jury wrote in an order that the pair must comply with the subpoenas, but he set limits on what grand jurors may ask them and other state lawmakers who are summoned. The IRS is taking a closer look at reports the tax agency subjected two former FBI leaders to major audits, CBS congressional correspondent Scott McFarland says that president Trump often spoke badly about the two FBI bosses, he fired. The commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service has directed an internal inspector to review rare, extensive audits that were performed on former FBI head James Comey and his former deputy Andrew mccabe, both of them had come under fire from former president Trump the IRS says career civil servants handled those audits, but in addition to the internal inspection of the IRS, a house weighs in Maine subcommittee might also consider a review. The former president repeatedly attacked Comey and mccabe over the FBI's Russia probe, which shadowed his presidency for years. He is not going quietly. I'm talking about British prime minister Boris Johnson, who saw his nation through Brexit and imposed tough pandemic restrictions only to throw parties at the official residence of 10 Downing Street. He is stepping down. He remains defiant as we hear from CBS Charlie dagda, and plans to stay on until the Conservative Party names are replacement. The

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