Federalist Senior Editor Mollie Hemingway slammed Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday, after the Democrat House speaker made the unprecedented decision to reject Republican Reps. Jim Jordan and Jim Banks from her Jan. 6 commission.
“Pelosi really made it clear that she doesn’t even intend to have this commission … taken seriously,” Hemingway said on Fox News’ “Special Report.”
“Pelosi made it clear that she doesn’t intend to have this commission taken seriously. What’s really interesting is that Republicans are fighting back so hard. They’re showing why they gained seats in the 2020 election when they were predicted to lose some seats.” @MZHemingway pic.twitter.com/BcNQU1RrbS
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Jordan is the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, while Banks is “widely regarded as a very thoughtful member,” Hemingway said. For Pelosi, that’s somehow not enough to secure a spot on her commission.
Yet, as Hemingway pointed out, Pelosi gladly kept Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff on the