Tracking news and developments involving the Select Committee on the January 6 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
House Votes To Create Committee. “The House voted Wednesday to establish a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol, the only step needed to formalize the panel’s creation. The House voted 222 to 190, with two Republicans joining all present Democrats in authorizing the committee.” [NBC]
Liz Cheney Is Sole Republican On Select Committee. “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday she was appointing Republican Rep. Liz Cheney to the new select committee to investigate the January 6 attack on the US Capitol, placing one of former President Donald Trump’s most vocal House Republican critics on the panel likely to investigate his role in the lead-up to the insurrection. “We are very honored and proud she has agreed to serve on the committee,” Pelosi said at a news conference on Thursday.” [CNN]
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