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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.

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.

Analysis: House GOP revolt against Trump sets up tough Senate battle on January 6 probe

Thirty-five House Republicans chose the truth and American democracy over Donald Trump's personality cult. Now their Senate colleagues face the same battle of conscience over the effort to investigate the Capitol insurrection.

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.

Why the Republican Party can’t reckon with Trump

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

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.

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.

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.

Opinion | The depressing reason Kevin McCarthy is trying to block the Jan. 6 commission

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.

House sends bill creating January 6 commission to the Senate

The House voted Wednesday to approve legislation to establish an independent commission to investigate the violent insurrection on January 6 at the US Capitol, with 35 Republicans breaking with their party to support the bill.

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.

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