House Republican Leader, Kevin McCarthy is hinting at an investigation against Nancy Pelosi’s January 6th Select Committee warning the committee chairman to preserve all records and transcripts of their ongoing investigation.
“You’ve spent a year and a half and millions of taxpayers’ dollars conducting this investigation. It is imperative that all information collected be preserved not just for institutional prerogatives but for transparency to the American people,” McCarthy demanded in a Wednesday letter to Mississippi Democrat Congressman, Rep. Bennie Thompson.
“The American people have a right to know that the allegations you have made are supported by the facts.” McCarthy wrote in the letter.
McCarthy also informed Thompson that his committee’s work will end when the Republican Congress convenes on January 3rd, 2023. And Thompson, as the committee chairman, will be responsible for all its work.
McCarthy has also remarked earlier that when Republicans take the majority in the House, they will investigate why the “Capitol complex was not secure” on Jan. 6, 2021.
“The official Congressional Records do not belong to you or any member, but to the American people, and they are owed all of the information you gathered — not merely the information that comports with your political agenda,” he wrote to McCarthy.
He added that “some reports suggest that entire swaths of findings will be left out of the Committee’s final report.” Citing a Washington Post report in which 15 former and current committee staffers accused the committee’s Vice chairwoman, Liz Cheney of pushing to focus the committee report primarily on former President Donald Trump. Cheney was one of the only two Republicans on the committee and a long-time anti-Trump Republican.
“We all came from prestigious jobs, dropping what we were doing because we were told this would be an important fact-finding investigation that would inform the public,” one former committee staffer told the Washington Post. “But when [the committee] became a Cheney 2024 campaign, many of us became discouraged.”
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The January 6th Committee is continuing its ongoing investigation and conducting interviews with witnesses and will release its final report in December.
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