The Democrat-led January 6 committee appears to share the same goals as Robert Mueller’s investigation: hurting Donald Trump and concealing Democratic malfeasance.
In this instance, it appears that the committee’s purpose is to avoid answering some of the most fundamental concerns. Why, for example, was the Capitol not better protected? What part did Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi play — or fail to play — in the major security failure?
Arizona Republican Representative Andy Biggs lambasted the speaker for her “illegitimate” and “rigged” panel of five Democrats and two anti-Trump Republicans.
“In an unprecedented step, she denied House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) selections for the committee. She appointed the anti-Trump, anti-Republican duo of Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), ensuring only members who supported her desired political outcome would serve on the committee,” Biggs wrote in an article published on Wednesday for American Greatness.
Pelosi’s absence from the public eye is arguably a political result of the committee’s work.
More on this story via The Western Journal:
Republicans — like Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana, who Pelosi blocked from being on the Jan. 6 committee — have sought answers regarding the security failures, such as why up to 20,000 National Guard troops offered by the Trump Defense Department were not on site ahead of the protest.
Just the News reported — based on an official timeline compiled by the U.S. Capitol Police — the Pentagon offered National Guard troops four days before the Jan. 6 incursion. Read more…