The Washington Post reports:
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Thursday that Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) will chair the select committee that will probe the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) will serve as a member.
Cheney has been outspoken in her criticism of former president Donald Trump and was one of 10 Republicans who voted to impeach him for “incitement of insurrection.”
The House on Wednesday approved legislation establishing the 13-member committee, with all but two Republicans — Cheney and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) — opposing the measure.
Read the full article. Now we’ll see what McCarthy does.
— Felicia Sonmez (@feliciasonmez) July 1, 2021