Mitch McConnell says he’ll oppose January 6 commission to probe riot

The Republican leader’s opposition comes a day after he said he was “open” to the bill. AP Photo WASHINGTON: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he will oppose legislation to create a commission on the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, a blow to Democrats who say an independent, bipartisan investigation of … Read more

House to vote on independent panel to probe January 6 attack

AP Photo WASHINGTON: The House is poised to vote on a 9/11-style commission on the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol, a first step toward creating an independent, bipartisan panel that would investigate the siege and try to prevent it from happening again. While the measure is expected to be approved Wednesday by … Read more

House to vote soon on bills to protect Capitol after January 6

The insurrection is an increasingly fraught subject in the House GOP conference. AP Photo WASHINGTON: The House is expected to vote next week on two bills aimed at preventing more attacks on the US Capitol, with one seeking to establish a 9/11-style commission to study what went wrong on January 6 and the other allocating … Read more