House To Create Process On Removal From Committees

NBC News reports:

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries have agreed to create a bipartisan task force that will establish a process to remove members from committees, aides for the two lawmakers told NBC News.

McCarthy, R-Calif., has already begun the process of reaching out to members to join the committee and Jeffries, D-N.Y., will also offer up a list of Democrats to participate, the aides said.

McCarthy proposed the concept after the fallout from his decision to call for a vote of the full House that ultimately removed Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., from the Foreign Affairs Committee, according to the aides.

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