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2 House Republicans Vote With Democrats to Create Select Committee to Investigate Jan. 6 Capitol Breach


  • June 30, 2021
  • /   The Epoch Times
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The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the creation of a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol incident in a vote that fell mainly along partisan lines. Two Republicans joined all Democrats in creating the commission. They were Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) and Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), both frequent critics of former President Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), for months, has pushed for the creation of the commission, while House Republicans have rejected previous attempts to create such an investigative body and argued that Democrats are acting in a partisan manner. "We cannot wait," Pelosi said Wednesday on the floor. "We believe that Congress must in the spirit of bipartisanship and patriotism establish this commission. And it will be conducted with dignity with patriotism with respect for the American people, so that they can know the truth." Last month, Senate Republicans voted to block the creation of ...
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