Let’s talk about why Republicans voted against the committee – Beau of the Fifth Column

Democrats fear GOP will turn Jan. 6 commission into a ‘circus’ with Jim Jordan and Marjorie Taylor Greene

According to a report from the Daily Beast, House Democrats who plan to forge ahead with a commission to investigate the January Capitol riot that sent lawmakers fleeing for their lives, are preparing for their Republican counterparts to do all they can to disrupt the proceedings including sending attention-grabbing Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Marjorie TaylorContinue reading “Democrats fear GOP will turn Jan. 6 commission into a ‘circus’ with Jim Jordan and Marjorie Taylor Greene”

Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema a no show on vote for January 6 Commission

Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema skipped a vote Friday that would create an independent bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6siege on the U.S. Capitol. Sinema, who supports the commission, is one of only a few Democrats in favor of keeping the filibuster. In a tweet on Tuesday, Sinema joined West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin imploringContinue reading “Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema a no show on vote for January 6 Commission”

‘It’s the Filibuster or Democracy,’ Say Progressives After GOP Tanks January 6 Commission

“Unless we abolish the filibuster, there will be no progress on any agenda focused on justice, fairness, or basic survival,” said Sen. Ed Markey. Intensifying progressive calls to eliminate the legislative filibuster, Senate Republicans wielded the archaic procedural tool on Friday to torpedo a bill that sought to establish an independent commission to probe theContinue reading “‘It’s the Filibuster or Democracy,’ Say Progressives After GOP Tanks January 6 Commission”

Republican under fire for voting down Capitol riot commission despite his own angry video selfie while sheltering from mob

In January, Representative Mike Gallagher demanded Trump call off rioters Republican congressmen Mike Gallagher is under fire for voting against setting up a commission to investigate the Capitol riot. He is being singled out because, as the assault on Congress was under way on 6 January, Mr Gallagher posted an indignant video to Twitter in which heContinue reading “Republican under fire for voting down Capitol riot commission despite his own angry video selfie while sheltering from mob”

Trump Orders Republicans to Block Investigation Into the Insurrection He Caused

Here’s a shock—Donald Trump doesn’t want to hear any more talk of an investigation into the insurrection that was carried out by his biggest fans right after he whipped them up into a frenzy on Jan. 6. On Wednesday, the House is set to vote on legislation that would set up a 9/11-style bipartisan commissionContinue reading “Trump Orders Republicans to Block Investigation Into the Insurrection He Caused”

Let’s talk about why Republicans don’t want a commission – Beau of the Fifth Column

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