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Liz Cheney rebukes GOP leadership after January 6 panel holds first hearing

• Republicans' Jan. 6 counterprogramming filled with falsehoods • See Cheney's reaction after GOP leader blames Pelosi for insurrection
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Top Stories this AM: Adam Kinzinger calls GOP 'petty'; Jordan Chiles steps into Simon Biles' shoes; LA doubles down on vax push

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: A blow for Mo. DOJ and House lawyers will not represent Rep. Mo Brooks in a Capitol riots lawsuit filed by Rep. Eric Swalwell. Swalwell said in his filing that Brooks helped "incite the violence at the Capitol" when he told rioters to "start taking down names and kicking ass." LA's battle against COVID co...
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Protesters gatecrashed a press conference held by Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene outside the DOJ

Protesters showed up at a press conference where Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Rep. Matt Gaetz were speaking. The lawmakers told the press that they were there to ask questions about how the Capitol riot suspects are being treated in detention. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, and three GOP lawmakers held a press event while Capitol police officers testified before the House select committee. The House Republicans spoke up for the Capitol riot suspects, calli...
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Liz Cheney rebukes GOP leadership after January 6 panel holds first hearing

Rep. Liz Cheney, one of just two Republicans on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, excoriated her party's leadership on Tuesday for its continued defense of former President Donald Trump's role in the attack on the US Capitol.
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‘Shameful’: Cheney Blasts Stefanik For Shifting Blame For Insurrection To Pelosi

Hours after the Jan. 6 House select committee held its first public hearing, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on Tuesday called out Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-WY) for falsely suggesting that House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) bears responsibility for the deadly Capitol insurrection. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Every Republican should be required to read Liz Cheney's opening statement

Rep. Liz Cheney has risked her entire career on her belief that what happened on January 6 at the US Capitol was Donald Trump's doing -- and needs to be investigated in a fulsome (and nonpartisan) manner in order to protect American democracy.
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See Liz Cheney's reaction after GOP leader blames Pelosi for insurrection

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) sharply criticized Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) for blaming Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the January 6th insurrection.
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'Shameful': Cheney calls out GOP leader for her remarks

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) sharply criticized Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) for blaming Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the January 6th insurrection.
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The first January 6 committee hearing was a searing indictment of the GOP's lies about the fatal Capitol attack

U.S. Capitol Police officer Aquilino Gonell wipes his eye as he watches a video being displayed during a House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg/Pool via AP) The first House Jan. 6 committee hearing was a disaster for Republicans. Four police officers who fought off the pro-Trump mob ripped into the GOP for downplaying the riot. "The indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful," one officer said, slamming h...
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‘This is how I’m going to die’: hearing adjourns after officers recount US Capitol attack – live

Officers testify to panel and describe violence in WashingtonSelect committee hears witness testimony from 6 January 6.22pm BST Chairman Thompson is speaking to reporters. He says the committee’s work is necessary, thanking its members as they stand with him. Liz Cheney speaks.“This was an important opportunity to get some facts on the table and to hear from heroes who defended us on the day,” she said, commending the non-partisan nature of the committee. 6.00pm BST Chairman Thompson as...
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Capitol Police officer rejects Trump's claim about 'loving crowd' of rioters: 'I'm still recovering from those hugs and kisses that day'

U.S. Capitol Police officer Aquilino Gonell wipes his eye as he watches a video being displayed during a House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Jim Bourg/Pool via AP) A Capitol Police officer called Trump "pathetic" for claiming insurrectionists were a loving crowd. "I'm still recovering from those hugs and kisses that day," said Officer Aquilino Gonell. He added that Trump's comments were "insulting" and "demorali...
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Read: Rep. Cheney's opening statement

Rep. Liz Cheney, one of two Republicans on the new select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said Tuesday that the panel needs to rise above politics and overcome efforts to "obscure the facts."
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Read: Rep. Liz Cheney's opening statement before the January 6 select committee

Rep. Liz Cheney, one of two Republicans on the new select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said Tuesday that the panel needs to rise above politics and overcome efforts to "obscure the facts."
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Read: Rep. Cheney's opening statement before the committee

Rep. Liz Cheney, one of two Republicans on the new select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said Tuesday that the panel needs to rise above politics and overcome efforts to "obscure the facts."
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Cheney says 'we must get to objective truth' and calls for prompt enforcement of subpoenas at January 6 committee's first hearing

The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol kicked off its first high-profile hearing Tuesday with a warning from Democratic Chairman Bennie Thompson that "we cannot allow ourselves to be undone by liars and cheaters," while GOP Rep. Liz Cheney called for prompt enforcement of subpoenas.
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Pelosi is fighting a war that Republicans started. Their aim is to never lose an election.

You really have to be doing some Olympic-level contortionism if having Adam Kinzinger and Liz Cheney on a panel doesn't meet your idea of bipartisan.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger prepare for blockbuster hearing amid attacks from their own party

Republicans looking to undermine an investigation into January 6 are returning to a familiar playbook for the GOP: invoking Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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McCarthy Dismisses GOPers Who Don’t Buy The Big Lie As ‘Pelosi Republicans’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Monday took aim at Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) for accepting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) offer to join the select committee investigating the events of Jan. 6. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Cheney Will Reportedly Deliver One Of Two Opening Statements For Jan. 6 Committee

Democrats plan to have Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) deliver one of two opening statements at the first hearing of the January 6 select committee, the Washington Post and Hill reported Monday, citing people familiar with the plan. [Author: John Light]
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Growing group of GOP members want to punish Kinzinger and Cheney for joining January 6 committee

A growing group of rank-and-file House Republicans wants House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and GOP leadership to punish Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for accepting a position from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection.
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A 'growing group' of House Republicans are pressing GOP leadership to penalize Cheney, Kinzinger for joining Jan. 6 committee: report

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana A group of House Republicans are calling on McCarthy to punish Reps. Cheney and Kinzinger, per CNN. The group wants the pair to lose their other committee assignments for joining the Jan. 6 panel. The conference is incensed that Speaker Pelosi booted Reps. Banks and Jordan from the committee. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. A "growing group" of House Republicans are pushing GOP leadership ...
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10 Things in Politics: Fauci predicts booster shot for some

Hope you had a nice weekend! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside the turmoil at the Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationFauci says Delta variant is running through '2 kinds of America'The climate crisis is upending real estate tooWhat we're watching today: President Joe Biden welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the Wh...
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A growing group of Republicans are pushing for the House minority leader to punish them for joining the January 6 committee

A growing group of rank-and-file House Republicans wants House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and GOP leadership to punish Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for accepting a position from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection.
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Growing group of GOP members wants McCarthy to punish Kinzinger and Cheney for joining Jan. 6 committee

A growing group of rank-and-file House Republicans wants House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and GOP leadership to punish Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for accepting a position from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection.
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Growing group of GOP members wants McCarthy to punish Kinzinger and Cheney for joining January 6 committee

A growing group of rank-and-file House Republicans wants House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and GOP leadership to punish Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger for accepting a position from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection.
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House GOP leaders show little appetite for punishing Cheney over January 6 flap

House GOP leaders are strongly signaling that they are unlikely to punish Rep. Liz Cheney for accepting Speaker Nancy Pelosi's assignment to serve on the January 6 select committee, a shift from earlier this month when it appeared the Wyoming Republican was at risk of losing a key post for breaking with her colleagues.
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Pelosi said it was 'ridiculous' for McCarthy to recommend Jim Banks and Jim Jordan for the January 6 committee: 'There's no way'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Getty Images Pelosi defended her decision to block two Republicans from joining the January 6 committee. Pelosi said allowing Jim Jordan and Jim Banks to participate would be "ridiculous." Jordan and Banks are Trump loyalists who've repeatedly attacked the committee and its goals. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended her decision to veto House Minority Leader...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden says Fox News saw the light on vaccines

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside Gov. Kristi Noem's inner circleBiden doesn't care if you think he's the devil, you just can't say 'nothing happened' during the Capitol riotAmazon and investment banks are trying to cash in on cannabis legalization President Joe Biden speaking with reporters on July 8. Alex Won...
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