House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she intends to name Republicans to serve her. Select the committee Capital has been investigating the riots since January 6 Yanking GOP representatives Jim Jordan and Jim Banks last week
In an interview with ABC News “this week,” host George Stefanopoulos asked if Republican Rep. Adam Kissinger would be among the lawmakers elected.
“That would be my plan,” said the California Democrat.
Asked at the time of the announcement, Pelosi said: “Maybe after talking to Adam Kissinger.”
“You could say I’m going that way. He and other Republicans have expressed interest in serving on the select committee.
Pelosi said he wants to nominate House Minority Leader Kevin Carcarty – Rep., Rodney Davis (Illinois), Kelly Armstrong (SD) and three other Republicans elected from Troy Niels (Texas). But he said McCarthy withdrew his name.
He said Jordan and the Bank – staunch allies of former President Donald Trump – were the two people he would not appoint.
“The two people I will not appoint are the ones who will jeopardize the integrity of the investigation,” he said. “And there’s no way I’m going to tolerate their actions,” Pelosi said.
So far, the only Republican Wyoming representative on the panel is Liz Cheney.
Because of McCarthy’s election veto, Republicans accused Pelosi of fomenting political divisions in the country, and Caucasus Freedom House The minority leader was asked to use a practical method to remove Pelosi from the post of speaker.
“We get them every day of the week,” Pelosi said in an interview with ABC, dismissing the threat to his leadership.
Pelosi said, “We are confident that we now have confidence in the work of our bilateral committee – an select committee headed by Chairman Benny Thompson, which includes a very brave woman from Congress, Liz Cheney Attended. ”