As he left the interview Thursday evening, Mulvaney told reporters, “I haven’t talked to anyone in the White House for a long time,” when asked if he spoke with anyone in the White House between December 2020 and the Capitol attack.
Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as the committee’s vice chair, told CNN over the weekend that the committee would likely be speaking with more people associated with the former President.
The Wyoming Republican said the committee had “many interviews scheduled that are coming up. We anticipate talking to additional members of the President’s Cabinet. We anticipate talking to additional members of his campaign.”
Pompeo’s potential appearance comes as the committee has shown an increased interest in former members of Trump’s Cabinet.
In the immediate aftermath of the attack, a growing number of Republican leaders and Cabinet officials told CNN that they believed Trump should be removed from office before January 20.
Invoking the 25th Amendment would have required then-Vice President Mike Pence and a majority of the Cabinet to vote to remove Trump from office due to his inability to “discharge the powers and duties of his office” — an unprecedented step.
This story has been updated with additional information.