Kinzinger to Remain a Republican Amid Growing Attacks for Serving on Jan. 6 Panel

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) plans to stay in the GOP despite facing harsh criticism from within the caucus for agreeing to serve on the panel investigating Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol. “Look, I am a Republican at heart, right? I was a Republican way before Donald Trump, since I was six years old,” Kinzinger said during an appearance on CNN on Wednesday night. “I believe in the values I’m fighting for and I believe a party with such a great, rich history deserves to have people, even if it’s only a couple of us at the moment, in there to fight for the soul of it. So I’m going to fight hard for that,” he added. Kinzinger and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), who both have openly shown a strong dislike of Trump, are the only Republicans on the Jan. 6 panel, which was formed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi …Read More

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