Ginni Thomas could be summoned by the committee on January 6.

(CNN) — The committee probing the events on Jan 6, 2021,

The attack on the U.s. Capitol will "consider issuing a subpoena" to Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas.

If she does not appear with the committee voluntarily to discuss her involvement in pressing for the overturning of the 2020 voting results,

The co-chair of the committee stated on Sunday.

Rep. Liz Cheney, a Wyoming Republican who serves as the committee's deputy chair,

On CNN's "State of the U S," Jake Tapper reported on Sunday that the committee is meeting with Thomas' counsel.

"We absolutely hope she will consent to come in on her own own.

Nevertheless, if she does not comply, the committee is fully prepared to issue subpoenas.

I'm hoping it doesn't come to that. I'm hoping she'll come in on her own own "Cheney stated.