This comes as no surprise, only the timing is interesting. I am wondering if the committee will be formed before or after the August recess.
Whatever blow back Pelosi gets from doing this, it needs to be done.
Breaking: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells Dem steering and policy committee that she will create a House select committee to investigate the Capitol attack, per source.
— Hugo Lowell (@hugolowell) June 22, 2021
The reporter breaking this is with the Guardian U.S. bureau.
Pelosi made the announcement as Senate Republicans killed debate on the voting rights bill.
This is a breaking story. We will update when we know more.
Well, I certainly hope so. We must not let this be forgotten.
Has Pelosi put out a resolution yet? Will the DO J enforce subpoenas? Does the committee have to have Republicans? Can they compel prosecution? Will they be televised?
I hope they get enough money for good staffing and competent legal help.
The more the repubs drag this out, the nearer we will be to mid-terms.