McCarthy digs in on defying Jan. 6 committee

McCarthy digs in on defying Jan. 6 committee


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy dug in on his refusal to cooperate voluntarily with the House select committee formed to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot as reporters peppered him with questions about his conversations with former President Donald Trump around that time.

“My conversation was very short, advising the president of what was happening here,” McCarthy said about his phone call with Trump as the riot unfolded. “There is nothing that I can provide the Jan. 6 committee for legislation that they’re moving forward. There is nothing in that realm. It is pure politics.”

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The Democratic-controlled House riot panel sent a letter

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