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GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik lies and says’Nancy Pelosi bears responsibility’ for the pro-Trump January 6 insurrection

Stefanik lied on Tuesday and said Pelosi "bears responsibility" for the Jan. 6 insurrection. Trump provoked the fatal insurrection at the US Capitol via his lies about the 2020 election. Congressional leaders are not responsible for security at the US Capitol. LoadingSomething is loading. Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York on Tuesda...
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Nancy Pelosi says the House won’t vote on the bipartisan infrastructure deal until after the Senate passes a larger package

Nancy Pelosi says the House won't vote on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package until the Senate passes a separate $3.5 trillion package. "We all know that more needs to be done," she offered in an appearance on ABC on Sunday. GOP Senator Rob Portman says Pelosi's stance contradicts President Biden's efforts to pass the bipartisan deal. 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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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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Pelosi rejects 2 of McCarthy’s GOP picks for January 6 committee over’unprecedented nature’ of Capitol attack

Pelosi announced she's rejecting two of McCarthy's picks for the January 6 committee. The House speaker said she will not accept his recommendations of Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan. LoadingSomething is loading. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday announced she's rejecting two of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's picks for the House select committee to inve...
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A White House official and a Pelosi aide both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending same reception

A White House official and an aide to Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19, per Axios. The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators around the Capitol this week. The White House official and the Pelosi aide attended the same reception last week. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. A Biden White House official and an aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19, according to Axios.The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators, who had fled the Lone Star State for Washington, DC, to deny Republicans a quorum on a restrictive voting bill...
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‘This is really f—ed up down here’: GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan called Mark Milley during the Jan. 6 riot and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators, book says

Sullivan told Milley on Jan. 6 that a tentative plan to move senators by bus could present danger. Senators had already been rushed to a secure location within the Capitol after the riot broke out. Pelosi and Schumer later got on a call with Pentagon leaders to express alarm at the response. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. After Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska surveyed the harrowing scene at the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, he called General Mark Milley and spoke against a tentative plan to evacuate senators by bus, an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Washington Post reporters Carol D. Leonnig an...