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  • Subpoenaed

Keith KelloggLast Updated: May 26, 2022

Insurrection Related Information

  • Subpoenaed by 1/6 Commission

Executive Summary

White House; deposition scheduled for Dec. 1. Kellogg replaced Flynn on a temporary basis before shifting over to Pence’s staff. On Jan. 6, he reportedly told Trump to speak out against the violence: “Once mobs get moving, you can’t turn them off. Once they start rolling, it’s hard to bring it under control. But you’ve got to get on top of this and say something.”

Committee description:

Keith Kellogg, who served as Vice President Pence’s National Security Advisor, reportedly participated in at least one January 2021 meeting with the former President and Pat Cipollone during which the former President insisted that former Vice President Pence not certify the election. He was reportedly in the White House with the former President as he watched the January 6th attack unfold and has direct information about the former President’s statements about and reaction to the insurrection. During that day, it is reported that Lt. Gen. Kellogg met with the former President and others before the rally at the Ellipse and then, after the rally, he urged the former President to send out a tweet to his supporters at the U.S. Capitol to help control the crowd.

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