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Pelosi Shuts Capitol Police Union Out of January 6th Committee

The head of the United States Capitol Police union Gus Papathanasiou on Wednesday urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to allow more officers to testify to the select committee investigating the events of January 6th, arguing the problems that day were actually “years” in the making — which could reflect poorly on her leadership as…

Tuesday Evening Dispatch: Jan. 6 Committee Begins Hearings

Varun Hukeri General Assignment & Analysis Reporter July 27, 2021 5:59 PM ET

Pelosi Adds Adam Kinzinger To Jan. 6 Commission, Doubles Down On Ousting Jordan, Banks

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi added Republican Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger to her Jan. 6 commission. Pelosi told ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos that she planned to make the addition during a Sunday morning appearance on “This Week,” and within hours reports began circulating that he had been added. Pelosi also defended her decision to reject Republican…

Liz Cheney: ‘I Agree’ with Nancy Pelosi’s Decision to Block Republicans from January 6...

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) said Wednesday she agrees with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) decision to block Reps. Jim Banks (R-IN) and Jim Jordan’s (R-OH) placement to the January 6 “Crucifix Committee.” “I agree with the speaker’s decision,” Cheney told a group of reporters. “I am absolutely confident that we will have a nonpartisan investigation.” “I…

Exclusive: Cynthia Lummis ‘Disappointed’ with Liz Cheney Teaming Up with Nancy Pelosi on January...

CODY, Wyoming — Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) criticized her congressional colleague, Rep. Liz Cheney, on Tuesday for accepting an appointment from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to join Democrats on the select committee to investigate the January 6 protest of the 2020 election. “I was disappointed that she accepted that appointment,” Lummis told Breitbart News in…

Thursday Evening Dispatch: US Officials Reportedly Covered Up COVID-19 Origin

Varun Hukeri General Assignment & Analysis Reporter June 03, 2021 5:57 PM ET

Sister Of Pilot Killed In 9/11 Rips Comparisons To Jan. 6th Riot

The sister of a pilot who was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack ripped comparisons between 9/11 and the Jan. 6 Capitol riot in a Thursday opinion article published in the Wall Street Journal. Debra Burlingame’s brother, Charles “Chic” Burlingame, was murdered in his cockpit during a six-and-a-half-minute struggle trying to keep control…

Joe Biden Scolds Republicans for Blocking Jan. 6 Investigation of ‘Greatest Assault Since the...

President Joe Biden scolded Republicans Thursday for blocking a Democrat-led effort to investigate the January 6 riots on Capitol Hill. The president spoke about the upcoming Senate vote to establish a commission as he made a stop for ice cream while visiting Ohio. The vote is expected to fail, as not enough Senate Republicans plan…

Report: McConnell Secures Votes to Block Nancy Pelosi’s Partisan January 6 Commission

“At the moment, no. The House-passed version won’t have 10,” Senate Minority Whip John Thune (R-SD) said when he was asked about the prospects of initiating a commission: McConnell and Senate GOP leaders have been confident for days that 10 senators wouldn’t break ranks. McConnell’s argument, which he’s voiced publicly and privately, is that the commission…

35 House Republicans Vote for Bill to Establish January 6 Commission

Thirty-five House Republicans voted Wednesday to establish a commission to investigate the riots and protests on January 6. The House passed H.R. 3233, the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act, with 252 votes in favor and 175 votes against the bill. While the bill featured strong Democrat support,…
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