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Pelosi Adds Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a Trump Critic, to House Insurrection Committee

HeadlineJul 26, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi added Illinois congressmember and Trump critic Adam Kinzinger to the special committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection. He is the second Republican after Liz Cheney to join the committee. Kinzinger and Cheney were two of just 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over his role in instigating the deadly riot. Kinziger was censured by his party for publicly opposing Trump. A growing number of Republican lawmakers are calling on Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to punish Cheney and Kinzinger for joining the committee. The House panel will start hearing testimony this week.

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