J6 Panel Releases 1,900 SS Numbers, Including Governors, Cabinet Members

From left, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., staff counsel Dan George, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Vice Chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., staff counsel Candyce Phoenix, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., sit on the dais as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds a hearing at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 12, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

At a glance

  • The Jan. 6 committee made public nearly 2,000 Social Security numbers belonging to high-profile visitors to the White House in December 2020, according to a Washington Post report.
  • The Social Security numbers were included in a spreadsheet buried within the “massive cache” of records from the committee’s work. The data was part of the White House visitor logs published by the committee.
  • While many Social Security numbers were redacted, the Post reported that around 1,900 of them were not.
  • Those whose Social Security information was made public include South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) and her family, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster (R), former Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson.

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