Jim Jorden : House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has refused to say if she will approve House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s Republican nominees for the speaker’s committee to examine the Jan. 6 Capitol disturbance, including Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio.
McCarthy, R-Calif., appointed the longstanding Trump loyalist to Pelosi’s committee on Monday, alongside Republican Reps.
Fox News has established the identities of Jim Banks of Indiana, Rodney Davis of Illinois, Kelly Armstrong of North Dakota, and Troy Nehls of Texas.
JIM JORDAN, A TRUMP FRIEND, WAS ONE OF THE REPUBLICANS TAPPED FOR JAN. COMMITTEE OF SELECTION 6
While entering a closed-door Democratic caucus meeting on Tuesday, Pelosi, D-Calif., did not respond to a question regarding McCarthy’s committee nominees or if she will approve Jordan’s nomination.
Jordan reacted to his appointment on Monday by posting a video of Democratic senators protesting Trump’s election victory and accusing him of conspiring with Russia.
On the day Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol as lawmakers met to confirm President Biden’s victory, the Ohio Republican, along with Banks and Nehls, objected to the results of the 2020 election.
THE HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE WILL HEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME ON JANUARY 6TH.
The Republicans would join an eight-member committee appointed by Pelosi, who has final say over who can serve on it.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Jamie Rankin, D-Md., who started impeachment proceedings against Trump for his role in the riot, and Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., who was one of a tiny group of Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, were among her choices.
After Republicans vetoed a Democratic proposal to create a 9/11-style commission to investigate the events on January 6, Pelosi formed a select committee.
Republicans have claimed that Democrats‘ efforts are politically motivated.
The first hearing of the select committee will take place on July 27.