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Adam Kinzinger, Capitol Siege, Kevin McCarthy, Liz Cheney, Nancy Pelosi, Politics, Republican Party

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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House Freedom Caucus pushes McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi as speaker

The House Freedom Caucus called on Kevin McCarthy to force a vote to oust Nancy Pelosi as speaker. Pelosi has rejected Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan being a part of a Jan. 6 select committee. Conservatives are upset by what they describe as Pelosi's "authoritarian reign" of the House. LoadingSomething is loading. The House Freedom Caucus on Fr...
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Pelosi said it was’ridiculous’ for McCarthy to recommend Jim Banks and Jim Jordan for the January 6 committee:’There’s no way’

Pelosi defended her decision to block two Republicans from joining the January 6 committee. Pelosi said allowing Jim Jordan and Jim Banks to participate would be "ridiculous." Jordan and Banks are Trump loyalists who've repeatedly attacked the committee and its goals. LoadingSomething is loading. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended ...
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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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Liz Cheney calls Kevin McCarthy’s January 6 rhetoric’disgraceful’ and says his lack of’commitment to the Constitution’ should disqualify him from being House speaker if GOP wins in 2022

Rep. Liz Cheney blasted House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday over the January 6 committee. She called his comments on Pelosi's select committee "disingenuous." Cheney also said McCarthy should not be considered for the House speakership if the GOP wins in 2022. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. Liz Cheney on Wednesday blasted House Repu...
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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. Hakeem Jeffries says he wouldn’t be surprised if McCarthy put Marjorie Taylor Greene on the committee to investigate the Capitol riot

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries said he wouldn't be surprised if House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy appointed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, among others, to the Capitol riot committee. "He's got quite a collection of characters to choose from," Jeffries said. The committee will be formed to investigate the January 6 insurrection, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced earlier this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on Friday said he wouldn't be surprised if House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy appointed Rep. Marjorie Taylor to the commission investigating the January 6 Capitol riot.House Speaker Nancy Pelos...
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DC officer Michael Fanone said Rep. McCarthy didn’t agree to denounce GOP lawmakers who downplayed the Capitol riot

DC officer Michael Fanone met with Rep. Kevin McCarthy to discuss his experience during the January 6 insurrection. Fanone asked McCarthy to denounce conspiracy theories and GOP lawmakers who downplayed the Capitol riot. When asked if McCarthy agreed to his requests, Fanone said, "Not in my mind, no." LoadingSomething is loading. ...