House Passed Jan. 6 Commission, Despite Republican Leaders’ Opposition To Independent Bipartisan Jan. 6 Commission
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Despite the fact that top Republicans in Congress have been working to stop the formation of an independent bipartisan Jan. 6 Commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the House voted, with 252 yea’s and 175 nay’s, to approve Jan. 6 Commission on Wednesday, May 19, 2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber is joined by former federal prosecutor John Flannery to report on the House’s approval of the formation of an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The legislation now heads to the Senate where it is facing an uphill battle. Despite opposition to the bill from Minority Leader McConnell, 35 Republicans joined Democrats to vote for the commission, in the video published on May 19, 2021, “House Approves Jan. 6 Commission, Heads To Senate“, below:
Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) gave an impassioned speech on the House floor after the vast majority of House Republicans voted against an independent commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, in the video published on May 20, 2021, “‘Holy cow’: See Rep. Ryan’s stunned reaction to House vote“, below:
Top Republicans in Congress are working to stop the formation of an independent bipartisan commission into the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Republican leaders are aligning themselves with former President Donald Trump ahead of a Wednesday House vote on the plan, in the video published on May 19, 2021, “Republican leaders turn against bipartisan Jan. 6 commission“, below:
On the House floor on May 19, Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) accused Republicans opposing the creation of a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol of not wanting “to offend the ex-president and his big lie.” in the video published on May 19, 2021, “Fear of Trump drives some Republicans to oppose Jan. 6 commission, McGovern Claims“, below:
The House debates a proposed commission on the January 6th Capitol Insurrection, in the video published on May 19, 2021, “Pelosi, Democrats Argue Against Rising GOP Opposition To Capitol Riot Commission On House Floor“, below:
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said he was opposed to a bipartisan agreement struck last week that would create an independent commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, in the video published on May 18, 2021, “Kevin McCarthy says he opposes January 6 commission“, below:
Founder of Punchbowl News Jake Sherman breaks down the latest from Capitol Hill on the bipartisan effort to establish a 9/11-style commission to investigate the Capitol riot after Kevin McCarthy announced he will oppose it, in the video published on May 18, 2021, “McCarthy Could Face Humiliating Defeat If Jan. 6 Commission Bill Passes“, below:
In a scathing letter, a group of U.S. Capitol Police officers criticized some Republican members of Congress for opposing a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 attack. CBSN Washington reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O’Keefe, and Boston Globe Washington bureau chief Liz Goodwin join “Red and Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano with more on that, plus the new anti-abortion law that was signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, in the video published on May 19, 2021, “Capitol police officers rebuke Republican leaders for opposing Capitol riot commission“, below:
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