WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas to three extremist organizations, including the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers as well as their leaders.

Get our free mobile app

It's an attempt by lawmakers to uncover the plotting and execution of the deadly attack.

The subpoenas are the latest in a wide net the House panel has cast in an effort to investigate the riot, when supporters of former President Donald Trump, fueled by his false claims of a stolen election, assaulted police and smashed their way into the Capitol to interrupt the certification of Democrat Joe Biden’s victory.

LOOK BACK: Casper's Top News Stories of 2020