McConnell Knocks Pelosi’s Proposal For 9/11-Style Commission

Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) knocked Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s (D-California) proposal for a 9/11-style commission to investigate the riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, saying she is setting the panel up to be partisan. “The Speaker of the House proposes even more investigation through a new commission. She cites the precedent of the 9/11 Commission. But her draft bill fails to track with that precedent in key ways,” McConnell said during a Senate floor speech. How commission seats are allocated and how subpoenas are issued were two of McConnell’s issues with Pelosi’s initial r…

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