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GOP lawmaker who downplayed the Capitol riot as 'a normal tourist visit' doubled-down on the remark after police testified about the violence they faced

Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., walks down the House steps after the last vote of the week in the Capitol on Friday, April 16, 2021. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Reps. Andrew Clyde and Jamie Raskin had a heated exchange over comments made about January 6. Raskin pressed Clyde about whether he listened to the officers who served during the Capitol riot. Clyde stood by his past statements comparing the insurrection to "a normal tourist visit." See more stories on Insider's bus...
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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...
Tags: Politics, News, Virginia, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Nancy Pelosi, Bob, Department Of Justice, BLM, Doj, Cheney, Louie Gohmert, Select Committee, Capitol


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...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Indiana, Gop, Wyoming, House, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Illinois, Cheney, Mccarthy, Liz, Trump, Jim Jordan, Capitol


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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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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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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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 ...
Tags: Politics, California, Banks, Trends, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Gop, Wyoming, House, Ohio, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi, Illinois, Donald Trump, Cheney, Mccarthy


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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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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House Freedom Caucus pushes McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi as speaker

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California speaks at the Capitol on July 21, 2021. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana The House Freedom Caucus called on Kevin McCarthy to force a vote to oust Nancy Pelosi as speaker. Pelosi has rejected Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan being a part of a Jan. 6 select committee. Conservatives are upset by what they describe as Pelosi's "authoritarian reign" of the House. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House Freedom Caucus on Friday ca...
Tags: Politics, California, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Gop, Wyoming, North Dakota, House, House Of Representatives, Ohio, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Illinois, Donald Trump


Pelosi faced 'a wall of screaming' from McCarthy after rejecting 2 GOP picks for the January 6 select committee, report says

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 22, 2021. Pelosi discussed her reasons for rejecting two Republicans chosen by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to be on the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. AP Photo/Scott J. Applewhite Pelosi faced a "wall of screaming" from McCarthy over a Jan. 6 committee decision, Politico reports. She took the unprecedented step of rejecting two GOP recommendations fo...
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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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McCarthy says the GOP will run its own investigation into January 6 after Pelosi rejected 2 of his picks for a House committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite McCarthy on Wednesday said the GOP will run its own investigation into January 6. This came after Pelosi rejected two of his picks for the House committee to investigate the insurrection. See more stories on Insider's business page. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said House Republicans will conduct their own investigation into January 6 after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two of ...
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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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Congressional investigators on the January 6 committee will probe Trump and could subpoena former officials: report

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Benny Thompson (D-MS) listens as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discusses the formation of a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol during a news conference in Washington, U.S., July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The January 6 select committee will vigorously probe Trump, Rep. Bennie Thompson said. Thompson, the committee's chair, told the Guardian that "nothing is off limits" for the panel. The committe...
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McCarthy names 3 Biden victory deniers to Jan. 6 committee

By Melanie Zanona and Annie Grayer | CNN House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has made his selection of five Republicans to join the select committee investigating January 6, ensuring that Republicans will have input in the investigation run by Democrats. Republican Reps. Jim Banks of Indiana, Jim Jordan of Ohio, Rodney Davis of Illinois, Kelly Armstrong of North Dakota and freshman Troy Nehls of Texas have been selected by McCarthy, the minority leader confirmed to CNN. Banks was selected to be...
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US Capitol riot: Police officers to testify at first meeting of the January 6 select committee

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they try to storm the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images The US House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack holds its first hearing July 27. The committee was created after Republicans defeated an effort to create an independent commission. It has 13 members, but only eight have been named thus far. Rep. Liz Cheney is the lone Republican. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, Mississippi, Congress, Washington, Police, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, House, Charles Davis, Trump, House Select Committee, Bennie Thompson, Metropolitan Police Department, US Capitol


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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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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Ted Cruz mulls 2024 presidential bid, says his 2016 campaign 'was the most fun I've ever had in my life'

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) heads to a vote on the Senate floor on June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said he's "certainly looking" at a 2024 presidential bid. "I'll tell you, 2016 was the most fun I've ever had in my life," he told Newsmax on Thursday. Cruz lost the 2016 GOP presidential nomination to then-candidate Donald Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said he's thinking about a 2024 bid f...
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg pleads not guilty to tax crimes – live

Full report: Trump Organization and CFO charged with tax crimesTrump Organization tax-crime charges: what it all meansBiden ‘deeply disappointed’ in supreme court’s Arizona voting decision‘The court undermines section 2 and the right it provides,’ Kagan writesPelosi names Liz Cheney to 6 January select committeeCondo collapse death toll at 18 while more than 140 still missing 9.21pm BST Joe Biden was scheduled to start speaking in Miami about 30 minutes ago, but he is running late, as he ver...
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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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