Pelosi tasks general with security review after US Capitol riot

Washington (AFP) – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that retired general Russel Honore, who coordinated the Hurricane Katrina response, will oversee an immediate security review at the US Capitol following last week’s deadly riot by a pro-Trump mob. She also said there was “strong interest” in Congress for a 9/11-style investigation of the unprecedented attack on the Capitol that has been described as an insurrection, and which led to the swift second impeachment Wednesday of President Donald Trump. “Justice is called for,” she said. But Pelosi declined to reveal when she will send th…

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