House Speaker Nancy Pelosi downplayed the lack of GOP involvement in the formation of a specially appointed commission to investigate the causes of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
“Don’t you worry about that,” the California Democrat said when a reporter asked if any Republicans were involved in the talks.
Pelosi said that “some Republicans” have heard about a revised plan to create a commission, but Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, told reporters Thursday he has not been contacted, nor has Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican.
“I have gotten nothing from her, Leader McConnell has received nothing from her,” McCarthy said. “I’m not quite sure who she is talking to or what she is talking about.”
Democrats and Republicans have been unable to agree to the scope and makeup of the commission, but Pelosi said she is