Sen. Lisa Murkowski To Support Riot Commission Bill

The Hill reports:

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Tuesday became the second Senate Republican to say she will support a House-passed bill to establish a bipartisan commission on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, which could come to the floor for a vote this week.

“I’m going to support it,” Murkowski told reporters when asked about whether she will vote for the bill that passed with 35 Republican votes in the House last week. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) was the first Republican to announce his support for the bill on Monday.

A third Republican centrist, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), says she supports setting up a bipartisan commission but is working to make changes to address what she calls “flaws” in the House bill.

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