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January 6 commission

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Pelosi scoffed at House GOP leader McCarthy floating GOP-only investigation into Jan. 6:’Perhaps you mistake me for somebody who would care about that’

Nancy Pelosi rejected two GOP picks for the January 6 commission — Reps. Jim Jordan and Jim Banks. Kevin McCarthy rebuked her veto, floating the possibility of creating a GOP-only investigation. Pelosi responded: "Perhaps you mistake me for somebody who would care about that." LoadingSomething is loading. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scoffed at H...
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The Capitol riot, 6 months on: Here are the missed warnings and failures that led to insurrection on US soil

On January 6, 2021, rioters stormed the Capitol and tarnished American democracy. Six months on, formal testimony, news reports, and investigations have made clear what went wrong. Missed warnings, botched plans, and poor leadership exacerbated the chaos that day.  See more stories on Insider's business page. As Trump supporters arrived in Washington, DC, on January 6 to protest the certification of Joe Biden as the next president, 1,200 officers with the US Capitol Police stood ready.Perhaps in the hope of setting a peaceful tone, some officers weren't allowed to start their shifts wearing riot gear, which was instead kept in bus...
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The GOP wants to use the January 6 select committee to blame Pelosi for the Capitol riot, report says

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy can choose five Republicans for the January 6 select committee. The GOP plans to use its committee spots to blame Nancy Pelosi for the Capitol riot, CNN reported. Republicans also want to shift the blame away from Trump, the network said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The GOP plans to use Republican spots on the January 6 select committee to blame House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the Capitol riot, CNN reported, citing Republican sources familiar with discussions.The House voted earlier this week to create a committee to investigate the insurrection on the US Capitol. The committee i...
Capitol Siege, Congress, January 6 commission, Kevin McCarthy, Politics

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy threatens to strip members of committee assignments if they join the Jan. 6 investigation, reports say

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy issued a threat to his members on Wednesday, according to reports. McCarthy targeted anyone who signs onto the Democrats' special committee on Jan. 6. Republicans who join will lose their committee assignments, according to CNN and Punchbowl News. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to be on Pelosi’s committee to investigate the Capitol riot

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told CNN that she wants to be on the Capitol riot commission. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said this week the committee would be formed to investigate the insurrection. Recently Greene has pushed the unfounded claims that the FBI was somehow involved in the riot. LoadingSomething is loading. ...