Republicans censor coreligionists participating in the January 6 investigation


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Liz Cheney, from Wyoming, and a colleague from Illinois are the only Republican representatives on the commission investigating the invasion of the Capitol| Photo: EFE/EPA/Rod Lamkey

Members of the National Committee of the Republican Party of the United States approved this Friday (4) a formal vote of censure against two party deputies, Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, and Adam Kinzinger, of Illinois, for their involvement in the US House investigation into the January 6, 2006, invasion of Congress 1280.

According to CNN, this is the first time that the party’s National Committee has reprimanded lawmakers with a formal censorship approved by its members. Cheney and Kinzinger are the only Republican representatives on the House committee investigating the invasion of the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, during a congressional session in which Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election of

Republicans claim that both help Democrats in an investigation that Trump’s party believes to be unfair and political in nature. “It’s not about dissenting opinions. It’s about helping [a presidente da Câmara e deputada democrata] Nancy Pelosi”, justified David Bossie, a member of the Maryland National Committee.

Also according to CNN, a request for the expulsion of Cheney and Kinzinger from the party conference in Chamber, which organizes the day to day of the legend in the house and passes information to the republican deputies.

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