Pelosi: Republican Representation on Jan. 6 Committee Rejected Over Previous ‘Statements and Actions’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she rejected two representatives that Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) appointed to the January 6 Select Committee because of previous statements they made, adding that their membership on the committee would weaken the integrity of the commission. “We’re there to get the truth, not to get Trump, t-r-u, truth. Trump, that seems to be what the other side is obsessed with,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said during her daily press briefing at the Capitol on July 22. “So as legislation allows, I didn’t accept two of the five people were appointed as they had made statements and taken actions that I think would impact the integrity of the commission of the committee, the work of the committee.” Pelosi rejected Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Jim Banks (R-Ind.) being on the Select Committee, saying they do not have sound judgment because of their relationship with …Read More

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