McCarthy Blames Pelosi “Failure” For Capitol Riot

The Hill reports:

House GOP leaders teed off on Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Tuesday morning, accusing the Speaker of neglecting her duty to defend the Capitol on Jan. 6 and demanding answers about her role in the violent attack that injured more than 140 police officers.

“On Jan. 6 these brave officers were put into a vulnerable, and impossible position because the leadership at the top [had] failed,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters just outside the Capitol.

They did not answer reporters’ questions about why Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who was Senate majority leader on Jan. 6, should not bear the same responsibility they say Pelosi does for the security lapses.

Read the full article.