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House set to vote on bill to set up January 6 commission

The House is set to vote Wednesday on legislation to establish an independent commission that would investigate the violent insurrection on January 6 at the US Capitol, though it's unclear as of Wednesday morning how many Republican lawmakers will join Democrats in supporting the bill.

35 Republicans Defy Kevin McCarthy And Join Democrats To Pass 1/6 Commission Bill

35 House Republicans joined with Democrats to pass a bill creating an independent commission to investigate the 1/6 attack on the Capitol.

Anonymous Capitol Police letter to spur support for Jan. 6 probe causes stir

A last-minute Democratic effort to drum up support for a Jan. 6 investigative commission caused a brief stir on Capitol Hill on Wednesday when Rep.

Why the Republican Party can’t reckon with Trump

Part cynical self-interest, part fear, and part fatalism.

Republicans Are Terrified That A 1/6 Investigation Will Wreck Them In 2022

Republicans are afraid that an investigation into the 1/6 attack on the Capitol would bring attention to their role in the violence.

No Self-Respecting Republican Backs Jan. 6 Commission | RealClearPolitics

No Self-Respecting Republican Backs Jan. 6 Commission | RealClearPolitics

House Votes To Establish Capitol Riot Commission Over Republican Opposition

The vote sets up a showdown with the Senate, where the GOP's Mitch McConnell opposes creating an outside panel to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Mitch McConnell Opposes Bipartisan Commission On Jan. 6 Attack

Republican leaders in both the House and Senate now oppose a plan to investigate the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

JUST IN: January 6 Commission Passes 252 - 175 in the House - Here Are the 35 Republicans Who Joined Democrats and Voted in Favor

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to establish a commission to probe the January 6 Capitol riot. The January 6 commission passed 252 to 175 with 35 Republicans joining Democrats and voting in favor. Here are the 35 Republicans who voted in favor: Liz Cheney of Wyoming Tom Rice of South Carolina Dan Newhouse…

Confrontations Are Coming: Dems Must Be Bold & Careful | RealClearPolitics

Confrontations Are Coming: Dems Must Be Bold & Careful | RealClearPolitics

Opinion | Kevin McCarthy is choosing Trump over his own colleagues

The GOP should want to make it harder to storm the Capitol. And yet, here we are.

Biden sets deadline for Netanyahu; House backs Jan. 6 commission over opposition of GOP leaders

The House bill to create an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is opposed by the House Republican leader, and its fate in the evenly divided Senate remains unclear.

Analysis | McConnell moves from rebuking Trump over Jan. 6 to potentially killing a Jan. 6 commission

It's the perhaps inevitable result of McConnell's failed efforts to distance his party from Trump and the Capitol riot.

Just WOW! Weakling Kevin McCarthy Put Pro-Impeachment RINO John Katko on Jan. 6 Committee

In January Rep. John Katko (R-NY) was one of only 10 Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump over media lies, smears and innuendos. Katko went to the House floor and urged Republican members to impeach President Trump before the president left office. Katko lied about Officer Sicknick’s death like fellow Democrats did. So it…

Here are the 35 House Republicans who voted for the January 6 commission

Thirty-five House Republican broke ranks Wednesday evening to support legislation that would establish an independent commission to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol.

US Capitol Police officer's letter blasts Republican opposition to January 6 commission

A US Capitol Police officer anonymously sent a pointed letter to members of Congress on Wednesday expressing "profound disappointment" with Republican leadership for opposing the establishment of an inquiry to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol.

Analysis: Did Mitch McConnell just kill the January 6 commission?

Hours before the House was set to vote on legislation that would establish a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell may have put the kibosh on the whole endeavor.

Capitol Police Officers: 'Inconceivable' To 'Downplay' Capitol Riot

Republican leadership, including Sen. Mitch McConnell and Rep. Kevin McCarthy, voiced opposition to the proposed commission this week.

House approves Jan. 6 commission, heads to Senate

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, 33 Republicans joined Democrats to vote for the commission. 

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