Representatives Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) shot back at Newt Gingrich for claiming they and the rest of the January 6 Committee might go to jail.
“I think when you have a Republican Congress, this is all going to come crashing down,” Gingrich said. “And the wolves are going to find out that they’re now sheep and they’re the ones who are in fact, I think, face a real risk of jail for the kinds of laws they’re breaking.”
Cheney took notice of Gingrich’s comments, and she said that his idea for Congress to someday weaponize itself against the committee represents “what it looks like when the rule of law unravels.”
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A former Speaker of the House is threatening jail time for members of Congress who are investigating the violent January 6 attack on our Capitol and our Constitution.
This is what it looks like when the rule of law unravels. https://t.co/vpQZjTg9em
— Liz Cheney (@Liz_Cheney) January 23, 2022
— Adam Kinzinger (@AdamKinzinger) January 23, 2022