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Can Pelosi’s power play on Capitol attack panel thwart wrecking tactics?

Speaker is locked in a battle of wills with Kevin McCarthy who is determined to change the political conversation, critics sayIt was, Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, one of the darkest days in America’s history – an assault on democracy, Congress and the constitution. “The American people want to know the truth,” she said.But will the truth of the 6 January insurrection at the US Capitol ever be fully told? Continue reading...
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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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Pelosi wants ‘Americans to know the truth’ of the Capitol attack – but will we ever really know?

Speaker is locked in a battle of wills with Kevin McCarthy who is determined to change the political conversation, critics sayIt was, Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, one of the darkest days in America’s history – an assault on democracy, Congress and the constitution. “The American people want to know the truth,” she said.But will the truth of the 6 January insurrection at the US Capitol ever be fully told? Continue reading...
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Watch The New Episode Of The Josh Marshall Podcast: Pelosi’s Veto

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is now live! This week, while discussing the fate of the bipartisan infrastructure package, Josh and Kate react in real-time to the news that Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected some of Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s picks for the Jan. 6 committee. Watch below and email us your theme song submissions and questions for next week’s episode. You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here. [Author: Jackie Wilhelm]
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Pelosi says other Republicans "expressed their interest" in January 6 select committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy threatened to pull all five of his Republican picks from the panel Wednesday.
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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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First Thing: Kevin McCarthy pulls GOP appointees from Capitol attack panel

The minority leader accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘playing politics’ after she rejected two of his choices for the investigation
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McCarthy pulls GOP appointees from Capitol attack panel | First Thing

The minority leader accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘playing politics’ after she rejected two of his choices for the investigationGood morning.The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, yesterday rejected two of the minority leader Kevin McCarthy’s appointments for the House select committee tasked with investigating the 6 January attack on the US Capitol. Continue reading...
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Ingraham: Nancy Pelosi exploits January 6 in a ruthless power grab

Fox News host Laura Ingraham slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to exclude House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's Republican...
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Pelosi Bars Trump Allies From Jan. 6 Probe; GOP Vows Boycott

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is rejecting two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
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Opinion: Pelosi exploded the myth of bipartisanship

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected Jim Jordan and Jim Banks, two Republican members who Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had recommended for the select committee on the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol. She argued that those members, who not only voted to overturn the 2020 presidential election but also spread conspiracies about the vote-counting process, threatened "the integrity of the investigation." McCarthy responded by pulling all of his people from the committee. W...
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Pelosi exploded the myth of bipartisanship

Nancy Pelosi was right to reject Kevin McCarthy's recommendations for the select committee on the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, writes Nicole Hemmer; she says Pelosi's move exposes Washington's 80-year bipartisanship fetish as a historical fallacy.
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Pelosi scoffed at House GOP leader McCarthy floating GOP-only investigation into Jan. 6: 'Perhaps you mistake me for somebody who would care about that'

The committee will consist of 13 members that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will select, with five of those choices made in consultation with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Getty Images Nancy Pelosi rejected two GOP picks for the January 6 commission - Reps. Jim Jordan and Jim Banks. Kevin McCarthy rebuked her veto, floating the possibility of creating a GOP-only investigation. Pelosi responded: "Perhaps you mistake me for somebody who would care about that." See more stories on Inside...
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Biden urges vaccination, calls it ‘gigantically important’

By Alexandra Jaffe and Aamer Madhani | Associated Press CINCINNATI, Ohio — President Joe Biden expressed pointed frustration Wednesday over the slowing COVID-19 vaccination rate in the U.S. and pleaded that it’s “gigantically important” for Americans to step up and get inoculated for the virus as it surges once again. Biden, speaking at a televised town hall in Cincinnati, said the public health crisis has turned largely into a plight of the unvaccinated as the spread of the delta variant has le...
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In High-Volume Press Conference, McCarthy Musters Fury That Pelosi Blocked His Jan. 6 Picks

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), flanked by his equally stony-faced picks for the Jan. 6 committee, railed at top volume against the “lame duck” Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for barring Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Jim Banks (R-IN) from serving. [Author: Kate Riga]
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Pelosi Rejects Two McCarthy Picks For Jan. 6 Committee, McCarthy Takes His Ball And Goes Home

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday rejected two of Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) picks to serve on the committee investigating the events of Jan. 6. Soon after, McCarthy announced that he was planning to withdraw all five of the Republicans he wanted on the panel. [Author: Matt Shuham and Kate Riga]
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McCarthy pulls five Republicans from Capitol attack panel after Pelosi rejects two

House speaker said she would veto two appointed by minority leader because they could threaten integrity of investigationThe House speaker, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, announced on Wednesday that she would veto the two top Republicans appointed by the House minority leader, Kevin McCarthy, to the new select committee investigating the Capitol attack, saying the Trump-allied congressmen could threaten the integrity of the investigation.But the move triggered McCarthy to pull all five of the Republican...
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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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Kevin McCarthy: GOP Will Do Its Own, More Partisan U.S. Capitol Riot Probe

The Republican leader suggested his investigation won't look at Trump's role in the attack.
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Kevin McCarthy Says GOP Will Do Its Own, More Partisan Capitol Riot Probe

The Republican leader suggested his investigation won't look at Donald Trump's role in the attack.
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"Speaker Nancy Pelosi stunned the GOP on Wednesday by vetoing two of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's choices for a select panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack..."

"... a move all but guaranteed to spark a Republican boycott of the probe. Pelosi rejected Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), who was tapped to serve as ranking member, and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), both of whom voted to challenge certification of President Joe Biden’s electoral wins earlier this year. Her decision sent shock waves through the House and is likely to galvanize House Republicans against any participation in the investigation.... McCarthy issued a scorching reply that made clear he would ya...
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‘Despicable’: Liz Cheney blasts move to pull fellow Republicans from Capitol attack committee – live

McCarthy removed all GOP members he had appointed to the panelPelosi denies two GOP members a place on select committeeKevin McCarthy: ‘Republicans will not be party to this sham process’Committee chair Thompson vows to investigate Donald Trump 9.18pm BST As expected, the cloture vote to move along the bipartisan infrastructure deal does not pass in the Senate.49-51: Senate along party lines blocked Schumer's efforts to move forward with debate on the bipartisan infrastructure bill, which ha...
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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 rejects GOP picks Jordan, Banks on Jan. 6 committee; McCarthy threatens to pull out

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy responds that if Pelosi doesn't "reverse course," the GOP will launch their own Jan. 6 investigation.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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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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Hear what Liz Cheney had to say about McCarthy

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) blasted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) decision to pull all Republicans from the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
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See what Liz Cheney had to say about McCarthy

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) blasted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) decision to pull all Republicans from the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
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Hear what Liz Cheney says about McCarthy

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) blasted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) decision to pull all Republicans from the select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
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The latest on the House Capitol riot committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is pulling his five Republican members selected to join the committee that's investigating the January 6 insurrection. Follow here on the latest updates from Congress.
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