Officers Fanone and Hodges asked the Select Committee to investigate what every patriot in this country is desperate to understand: Which powerful figures in the Republican Party coordinated with the terrorists.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has threatened to strip Republicans of their committee assignments if they accept an offer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to serve on the commission, recently approved by a House vote, to investigate the insurrection of January 6.
Joe Rogan has one of the most popular podcasts in the country. He is such a powerful voice that Spotify recently signed him to a massive deal that pays him $100 million.
The podcast host is also no stranger to controversy. He recently took heat for saying that young and healthy people don’t need to worry about getting vaccinated.
Up until the moment that the ex-president’s supporters stormed the United States Capitol, Brian Sicknick and his girlfriend Sandra Garza were Trump supporters. But Sicknick died following the insurrection and Garza has been searching for answers.
Despite the fact that Democrats are in control of the senate, Joe Manchin has consistently pushed for bills to go through in a bi-partisan fashion. The West Virginia senator seems to be ignoring the fact that Republican leader Mitch McConnell has shown absolutely no interest in working with Democrats.
As the 1/6 insurrection has gotten farther in the rear-view mirror, Republicans have been working hard on absolving Donald Trump of any blame. The majority of GOP senators weren’t even willing to meet with the Mother of Brian Sicknick and Capitol police officers.
If Republicans are committed to anything, it is protecting Donald Trump at all costs. On Friday, GOP senators voted to kill a bill that would have created a commission to investigate the events leading up to the January 6th insurrection.
Following the events of January 6th, Republicans signaled a willingness to understand how the insurrection happened. Terrified of Trump, though, most of them have changed their minds on that matter.
Mitch McConnell understands that a commission will be very bad politically for Republicans. So he is urging them to vote against the bill. And that Republican resistance has driven some Democrats nut, specifically Montana’s Jon Tester.
Following the events of Janaury 6th, a number of Republicans said there should be a investigation into the lead up of the insurrection. But as time has gone by, more and more of them are pulling their support.
The GOP enabled Donald Trump for 4 years. But following the end of his term, 7 Republican senators crossed party lines to convict Trump of impeachment.
The senate will soon vote on holding a 1/6 commission to investigate the lead-up to the Capitol insurrection. And in order for the commission to happen, 10 GOP senators would have to support the message. The odds of that happening took a hit today when Richard Burr said he would vote against the measure.
Chuck Schumer has had to deal with Mitch McConnell for a very long time. Starting n 2014, McConnell and the Republicans held the senate. The idea of negotiating with the Kentucky senator was essentially a joke. McConnell used his power to shut down a supreme court nomination and push through a tax cut for the wealthy.
For the last 5 years, Donald Trump and his enablers have done everything to shield Trump from any consequence for his actions. But now that Democrats are in charge of the White House, House and Senate, their ability to do so is slowly fading.