WASHINGTON - The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol has identified a roughly eight-hour gap in official records of then-President Donald Trump's phone calls as the violence unfolded and his supporters stormed the building, according to a person familiar with the probe.January 6 marks one year since the U.S.
Capitol riot, when pro-Donald Trump rioters charged the steps as Congress began counting the Electoral College votes.The gap extends from a little after 11 a.m.
to about 7 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2021, according to the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the ongoing investigation and spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on the condition of anonymity.Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and WeatherIt's widely known that Trump had conversations on Jan.
6 with multiple Republican lawmakers. House investigators are looking at whether the president was communicating during that time through other means, possibly through personal cellphones, burner phones or some other type of communication — like a phone passed to him by an aide.