Perhaps House Democrats should have thrown away their shot.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and her colleagues were criticized Thursday after inviting Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of the Broadway smash “Hamilton” to perform at a ceremony marking the anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
“We’re privileged to have a contribution from one of the great creative talents of our time, Lin-Manuel Miranda,” Pelosi said by way of introduction. “May his beautiful words be an inspiration to us.”
In pre-recorded remarks, Miranda said that Americans must “remain committed” to uniting and moving forward together.
“We’re all stewards of the American experiment, working to pass down to our children and our grandchildren a more perfect union that treats all its citizens with fairness