House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will pull all Republican members off the January 6 ‘Crucifix Committee’ Wednesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) rejected Reps. Jim Banks (R-IN) and Jim Jordan’s (R-OH) selection to the investigatory committee.
“Unless Speaker Pelosi reverses course and seats all five Republican nominees, Republicans will not be party to their sham process and will instead pursue our own investigation of the facts,” McCarthy wrote.
McCarthy continued to explained:
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has taken the unprecedented step of denying the minority party’s picks for the Select Committee on January 6. This represents an egregious abuse of power and will irreparably damage this institution.
Denying the voices of members who have served in the military and law enforcement, as well as leaders of standing committees, has made it undeniable that this panel has lost all legitimacy and credibility and shows the Speaker is more interested