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Just Two Republicans Back House Plan to Establish Jan. 6 Select Committee

HeadlineJul 01, 2021

The House of Representatives has voted to establish a select committee to investigate the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Just two Republicans joined Democrats: Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger. For months, other Republicans have downplayed the attack, which was timed to disrupt the counting of electoral votes. On Wednesday, federal authorities announced or unsealed charges against 13 more people connected to the insurrection, including individuals with ties to the Oath Keepers, Proud Boys, the Boogaloo Bois and other far-right groups.

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