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Pelosi: Party Disagreements About Jan. 6 Commission Are ‘On the Scope’ of the Investigation




House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Republicans and struggling Democrats have indicated that they have agreed on scope for the commission to investigate the Jan. 6 uprising at the U.S. Capitol.

“The disagreements we have about having a bipartisan commission, and it should be bipartisan, are in scope,” Pelosi said in an appearance on “early Joe.” By MSNBC.

He added, “They, on the other hand, don’t want any findings to be included in how we’re going. They don’t want … they want to treat something like Black Lives Matter peaceful demonstrations in a similar way like of what they will do on the 6th of January. “

Pelosi stressed that it needs to be bipartisan and “it cannot be bipartisan if its scope is to not make any conclusions about what happened that day as the basis for how we will conduct it and investigate it. “

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He continued, “We must investigate and we must get the truth for the American people.”

Head of the Senate Minority Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Pelosi’s proposal for the commission was rejected last month, as IJR was previously reported.

“If Congress is going to try some broader analysis of toxic political violence across this country, then in that case, we can’t have an artificial cherry picking of which horrible behaviors to do and not worthy of review, ”McConnell said.

He added, “We can do something narrow looking at the Capitol, or we can do something broader to study the full scope of the problem of political violence in this country.”

McConnell argued, “We can’t get to some artificial, politicized half -point.”

Pelosi responded to what McConnell said during one of the press conferences.

“I’m glad I heard the minority leader yesterday, McConnell, say on the floor. It was really very nice, because in my brief conversation with him on this topic, I had the impression that he wanted to have a January. 6 similar to the 9/11 Commission, ”Pelosi said.

He continued, “But what he said on the floor was really a departure from there.”


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