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Rep. Adam Kinzinger: 'I would expect to see a significant number of subpoenas' in Jan. 6 House investigation

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) answers a question from the media next to Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi) with Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-California) at center, after the first hearing of the House Select committee to investigate the January 6 riot. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Kinzinger would back issuing subpoenas to compel individuals to testify before the Jan. 6 panel. "I would expect to see a significant number of subpoenas for a lot of people," he said on Sunday. The congressman said th...
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Rep. Jim Jordan - whom Republicans nominated to investigate the Capitol riot - now says he spoke to Trump on the day but won’t say what they talked about

Rep. Jim Jordan at a pro-Trump rally. Spencer Platt/Getty Images GOP Rep. Jim Jordan said on Tuesday he had spoken to Donald Trump on January 6. Jordan was barred from serving on the Jan. 6 committee over concerns he was involved in the events. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Jordan could be called as a witness by the Jan. 6 panel. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio said he had spoken to then-President Donald Trump on the day of the Capito...
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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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Adam Kinzinger calls GOP demands for him to be punished 'petty' and says he'll 'defend democracy' no matter what

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) speaks during a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on Capitol Hill on March 10, 2021. Ting Shen/Pool via AP GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger and Liz Cheney accepted invitations by Nancy Pelosi to join the House Select Committee investigating January 6. The move has prompted several fellow Republicans to call for Kinzinger and Cheney's punishment by leadership. But Kinzinger told reporters on Tuesday that he will "defend democracy" no matter the conseque...
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Lawmakers wiped away tears while hearing testimony and watching videos of the riot on January 6 during a congressional hearing

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., wipes his eyes as he listens to testimony before the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP Lawmakers wiped away tears amid emotional testimony and footage of the January 6 riot. The House Select Committee held its first public hearing as part of its investigation into the Capitol insurrection. Video shows House lawmakers, including Reps. Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger,...
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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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January 6 select committee updates: Cheney asks 'what happened ... in the White House'

In first hearing of House Select Committee, Bennie Thompson says Jan. 6 'looms over our democracy like a dark cloud.'       [Author: USA TODAY]
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10 Things in Politics: Biden's EV arms race against China

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:Biden's hope for the future of American cars hinges on beating China in a battery arms raceA major day for vaccine mandates in the USRepublican Sen. Tommy Tuberville failed to disclose up to $3.56 million in stock tradesWhat we're watching today: The House select committee on the Capitol riot is set to h...
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Rep. Liz Cheney says Rep. Kevin McCarthy is 'childish' after he calls her a 'Pelosi Republican'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California, speaks with Representative Liz Cheney (R), Republican of Wyoming, during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, October 22, 2019. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called Reps. Cheney and Kinzinger "Pelosi Republicans" Monday. Ask about McCarthy's remarks, Cheney said "I think that's pretty childish." Pelosi has appointed Kinzinger and Cheney to a committee investigating...
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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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Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the January 6 select committee

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Pelosi has tapped Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the select committee that will investigate the January 6 Capitol attack. "When duty calls, I will always answer," the congressman said in accepting the appointment. Pelosi hopes to add additional Republicans to the committee in the coming days. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday named GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois...
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Unlikely partners Cheney, Pelosi team up for Jan. 6 probe

By Lisa Mascaro | Associated Press WASHINGTON — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were gathered in the House speaker’s office as the group prepared for the first session of the committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Pelosi spoke of the “solemn responsibility” before them and raised her water glass to Cheney, a daughter of the former vice president and the sole Republ...
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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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Liz Cheney calls Kevin McCarthy's January 6 rhetoric 'disgraceful' and says his lack of 'commitment to the Constitution' should disqualify him from being House speaker if GOP wins in 2022

Liz Cheney, Republican of Wyoming, speaks to the press at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on May 12, 2021. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Liz Cheney blasted House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday over the January 6 committee. She called his comments on Pelosi's select committee "disingenuous." Cheney also said McCarthy should not be considered for the House speakership if the GOP wins in 2022. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney on Wednesday ...
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Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe; GOP vows boycott

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as “an egregious abuse of power.” McCarthy said the GOP won’t participate in the investigation if Democrats won’t accept the members he appointed. Pelosi cited the “integrity” of the probe in refusing to accept the appointments of Indiana Rep. Jim...
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Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe, GOP may boycott

By MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision McCarthy denounced as “an egregious abuse of power.” McCarthy said the GOP won’t participate the investigation if Democrats won’t accept the members he appointed. Pelosi cited the “integrity” of the probe in refusing to accept the appointments of Indiana Rep. Jim Banks, p...
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Liz Cheney smacked GOP Rep. Jim Jordan's hand away when he tried to escort her during the Capitol riot, telling him 'You f---ing did this,' book says

Rep. Liz Cheney. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Rep. Liz Cheney was mad at Rep. Jim Jordan during the January 6 Capitol riot, a new book says. It said he offered help but she slapped his hand and said: "Get away from me. You f---ing did this." Cheney was ousted from her high-ranking House GOP post over her criticism of Trump's election-fraud lies. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Liz Cheney rejected help from GOP Rep. Jim Jordan during the Capitol riot, saying he was...
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Top generals reportedly feared Trump coup attempt

By Jamie Gangel, Jeremy Herb, Marshall Cohen and Elizabeth Stuart | CNN The top US military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley, was so shaken that then-President Donald Trump and his allies might attempt a coup or take other dangerous or illegal measures after the November election that Milley and other top officials informally planned for different ways to stop Trump, according to excerpts of an upcoming book obtained by CNN. The book, from Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington ...
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A GOP strategist who once worked for Giuliani says the Republican Party under Trump has basically embraced 'neofascism'

GOP strategist Susan Del Percio (second from right) speaking to MSNBC on July 5. MSNBC Susan Del Percio said the GOP under Trump's influence has essentially embraced "neofascism." She said the party needs to "burn down" in its current form. There has been concern over links between parts of the GOP and far-right extremists. See more stories on Insider's business page. A GOP strategist has likened the Republican Party under the influence of former President Donald Trump to "neofas...
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The GOP wants to use the January 6 select committee to blame Pelosi for the Capitol riot, report says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Alex Brandon/AP House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy can choose five Republicans for the January 6 select committee. The GOP plans to use its committee spots to blame Nancy Pelosi for the Capitol riot, CNN reported. Republicans also want to shift the blame away from Trump, the network said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The GOP plans to use Republican spots on the January 6 select committee to blame House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the Capitol r...
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Pelosi names Adam Schiff, Pete Aguilar to panel probing Jan. 6 Capitol breach

By Erik Wasson and Billy House | Bloomberg House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named Republican Representative Liz Cheney — one of the 10 GOP House members who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump for his role in stoking the mob that attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6 — to a 13-member committee that will investigate the riot. “The next step has always been to seek and find the truth,” Pelosi told reporters Thursday. “We will do so in the most patriotic and non-partisan way.” Homeland Security Commi...
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Nancy Pelosi says Liz Cheney will be the lone Republican on January 6 committee

Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney speaks during an event on the House steps of the Capitol to announce the Commitment to America, agenda on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. The plan outlines ways to restore our way of life, rebuild the greatest economy in history, and renew the American dream. Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Liz Cheney will be on the Jan. 6 committee. "We're very honored and proud that she has agreed to serve o...
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House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy threatens to strip members of committee assignments if they join the Jan. 6 investigation, reports say

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Win McNamee/Getty Images House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy issued a threat to his members on Wednesday, according to reports. McCarthy targeted anyone who signs onto the Democrats' special committee on Jan. 6. Republicans who join will lose their committee assignments, according to CNN and Punchbowl News. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy threatened his Republican members in a closed door m...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims that some Republican lawmakers were 'in on' the Capitol riot and shouldn't sit on the investigative committee

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned her Democratic colleagues to "be careful" about which Republicans they allow to sit on the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. "There are indications that some of these folks were in on it, & we can't have them be a part of the investigation," she tweeted. Just two House Republicans voted for the committee after the ...
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House votes to create committee to examine Jan. 6 attack

By Jeremy Herb, Manu Raju, Ryan Nobles and Annie Grayer | CNN The House voted Wednesday to create a new select committee that will investigate the deadly January 6 attack on the US Capitol, in a vote falling mostly along party lines that signals the political fight to come over the panel’s examination of the January 6 Capitol insurrection. The House voted 222-190 to formally create the select panel. Just two Republicans joined with Democrats to support its formation — Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming...
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Donald Rumsfeld, former secretary of defense, dies at 88

By Will Dunham | Reuters Donald Rumsfeld, a forceful U.S. defense secretary who was the main architect of the Iraq war until President George W. Bush replaced him as the United States found itself bogged down after 3-1/2 years of fighting, has died at age 88, his family said in a statement on Wednesday. “It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Donald Rumsfeld, an American statesman and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather,” the statement said. “At 8...
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House votes to create a select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a media availability at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 24, 2021. Alex Brandon/AP The House passed legislation to create a select committee to probe the January 6 insurrection. Speaker Pelosi proposed the committee after Senate Republicans blocked an independent commission. The select committee will made up of 13 members, five selected in consultation with Republicans. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House ...
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Trump blasts GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, who voted for impeachment, as 'a grandstanding RINO' and 'a disgrace' to Ohio

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington, Ohio on June 26, 2021. AP Photo/Tony Dejak Trump blasted GOP. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez for his impeachment vote following the Jan. 6 riot. The former president gave a speech in support of Max Miller, a former White House aide running against the congressman. Trump derided Gonzalez as "the candidate of Liz Cheney." Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. When the House impeached form...
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Liz Cheney is surrounded by a security detail after death threats over her Trump criticism: NYT

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference because of her repeated criticism of former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in instigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Liz Cheney spent $58,000 on security from January to March, according to The New York Times. ...
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