House Republican leaders have called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s January 6 committee a “sham” that would only produce a “failed report.” In a press conference ahead of Tuesday’s opening hearings in Washington, Republicans said that Pelosi cherry-picked members for the committee who would stick to her talking points and pre-determined narrative for the events of January 6.
GOP lawmakers have decried House Democrats’ Jan. 6 commission as being a purely partisan venture.
Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) accused Nancy Pelosi of being responsible for the breakdown of security on Capitol Hill during the January 6 protest. The Indiana lawmaker in an interview on Sunday said as House Speaker, Pelosi had superior authority over Capitol police and its actions.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has pulled all Republican appointees from Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) Jan. 6 commission.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) gave a preview of his CPAC speech. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.