There is another select committee in the House created by Democrats arguably formed with a political purpose. But unlike the Jan. 6 committee, with this one, Republicans see an opportunity to communicate their own priorities on prime concerns that could drive campaigns in 2022 and even lay the groundwork for addressing economic problems in a bipartisan way.
The official name of the panel is the Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth. Republicans call it by a different name: the Select Committee on the Economy.
“They covered every liberal buzzword they could,” Republican ranking member Bryan Steil, who represents the Wisconsin district previously held by former Speaker Paul Ryan, told the Washington Examiner in