Mick Mulvaney, former acting White House chief of staff, testifies before the Jan. 6 committee

Mulvaney resigned as Special Envoy for Northern Ireland following the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. He was previously acting chief of staff to former President Donald Trump until March 2020, when the president replaced him with Mark Meadows.

As he left Thursday night’s interview, Mulvaney told reporters, “I haven’t spoken to anyone in the White House in a long time,” when asked if he spoke to anyone in the White House between December 2020 and the attack on the Capitol.

CBS News previously reported on Mulvaney’s performance.

Rep. Liz Cheney, who serves as the committee’s vice chair, told CNN over the weekend that the committee likely will speak to more people associated with the former president.

The Wyoming Republican said the committee has “a lot of interviews scheduled that are coming up. We expect to speak to other members of the President’s cabinet.

The committee has also joined forces with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and he could be sitting behind closed doors for a deposition with the panel as early as this week, multiple sources familiar with the committee’s timeline tell CNN.

Pompeo’s possible appearance comes as the committee has shown a heightened interest in former members of Trump’s cabinet.

Another source linked to the committee’s investigation previously told CNN they were particularly interested in talks about the 25th Amendment following the Jan. 6 events.

Immediately after the attack, a growing number of Republican leaders and cabinet officials told CNN that they believe Trump should be impeached before Jan. 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 because he was “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office.” – an unprecedented step.

This story has been updated with additional information.


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