Democrats have drafted a proposal to create a commission that would examine the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
The temporary panel would be tasked with providing a report by the end of 2021 on the attack, and it would disband 60 days later, according to a discussion of draft details provided by a senior Democratic aide.
Under the draft legislation, Democrats would appoint seven members of the commission via the leadership in both chambers and President Biden. The GOP leadership in the House and Senate would pick a total of four members. Republicans had called for the creation of a bipartisan panel and have not responded to a request for a comment on the Democratic plan.
The top Republican on the House Administration Committee last month introduced a measure to create a commission with five Republicans and five Democrats.
Lawmakers in both parties have called for a commission to examine the attack, which left five