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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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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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Liz Cheney smacked GOP Rep. Jim Jordan’s hand away when he tried to escort her during the Capitol riot, telling him’You f—ing did this,’ book says

Rep. Liz Cheney was mad at Rep. Jim Jordan during the January 6 Capitol riot, a new book says. It said he offered help but she slapped his hand and said: "Get away from me. You f---ing did this." Cheney was ousted from her high-ranking House GOP post over her criticism of Trump's election-fraud lies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney rejected help from GOP Rep. Jim Jordan during the Capitol riot, saying he was to blame for the event, a new book said.The book, "I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year" by the Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, said that Cheney s...
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Ted Cruz mulls 2024 presidential bid, says his 2016 campaign’was the most fun I’ve ever had in my life’

Sen. Ted Cruz said he's "certainly looking" at a 2024 presidential bid. "I'll tell you, 2016 was the most fun I've ever had in my life," he told Newsmax on Thursday. Cruz lost the 2016 GOP presidential nomination to then-candidate Donald Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said he's thinking about a 2024 bid for the White House in an interview on Thursday evening."Well, sure, I'm certainly looking at it," Cruz said during an appearance on Newsmax."I'll tell you, 2016 was the most fun I've ever had in my life," he continued, reflecting on his last presidential campaign.The Texas senator was ...
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Trump blasts GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, who voted for impeachment, as’a grandstanding RINO’ and’a disgrace’ to Ohio

Trump blasted GOP. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez for his impeachment vote following the Jan. 6 riot. The former president gave a speech in support of Max Miller, a former White House aide running against the congressman. Trump derided Gonzalez as "the candidate of Liz Cheney." Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. When the House impeached former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, 10 Republicans crossed over to join Democrats in the highly consequential vote.Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, a two-term lawmaker who represents a conservative Midwestern district, was one of those Republicans.Trump h...