Pelosi Announces Select Committee On Capitol Riot

The Washington Post reports:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Thursday that House Democrats will form a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, one month after Senate Republicans blocked an effort to form an independent, bipartisan commission.

“This morning, with great solemnity and sadness, I’m announcing that the House will be establishing a select committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection,” Pelosi said at a news conference Thursday morning.

Senate Republicans last month blocked the creation of an independent commission, despite 35 House Republicans having already endorsed the effort.

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