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Adam Kinzinger

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Adam Kinzinger calls GOP demands for him to be punished’petty’ and says he’ll’defend democracy’ no matter what

GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Liz Cheney accepted invitations by Nancy Pelosi to join the House Select Committee investigating January 6. The move has prompted several fellow Republicans to call for Kinzinger and Cheney's punishment by leadership. But Kinzinger told reporters on Tuesday that he will "defend democracy" no matter the consequences. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Lawmakers wiped away tears while hearing testimony and watching videos of the riot on January 6 during a congressional hearing

Lawmakers wiped away tears amid emotional testimony and footage of the January 6 riot. The House Select Committee held its first public hearing as part of its investigation into the Capitol insurrection. Video shows House lawmakers, including Reps. Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger, and Zoe Lofgren tearing up at the hearing. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the January 6 select committee

Pelosi has tapped Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the select committee that will investigate the January 6 Capitol attack. "When duty calls, I will always answer," the congressman said in accepting the appointment. Pelosi hopes to add additional Republicans to the committee in the coming days. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said his party has been hijacked by’outrage politics’ that is’going to get Americans killed’

Some GOP lawmakers were outraged when Biden suggested offering COVID-19 vaccines door-to-door. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said his party's "outrage politics" is "going to get Americans killed." Biden missed his goal of inoculating 70% of American adults by July 4 as vaccine hesitancy persists. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said "outrage politics" being played by the GOP is "going to get Americans killed."Kinzinger was speaking on CNN's State of the Union Sunday when Jake Tapper asked about the reactions of some Republican lawmakers to President Joe Biden's plans to conduct door-to-door out...
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THE 600-WORD INTERVIEW: Anti-Trump House Republican Adam Kinzinger on his uncertain political future and his appetite for a’$1 kajillion’ bill

Rep. Adam Kinzinger is one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump after the January 6 riot. We talked national debt, Republicans in Congress who secretly loathe Trump, and his political future. He called me from the Capitol. Our conversation was condensed and edited for clarity. See more stories on Insider's business page. Why should Republican primary voters support you when you oppose so much of what they believe in?We have a decision to make as a party: Do we want to go down the road of conspiracy and lies, or do we want to get back to telling the truth?If we want to be a party that lasts, that can compete nationally...
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GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger rejects Pence likening Trump to Ronald Reagan, says there’s’no comparison’ between the two

LoadingSomething is loading. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Thursday rejected former Vice President Mike Pence's comparison of former President Donald Trump to the late President Ronald Reagan, a Republican icon.During a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., Pence praised the 40th president, who served from 1981 to 1989, as a "one of a kind...