Republican Kevin McCarthy laments that the January 6 committee could ask “a very serious and deep question” if he was allowed to serve.


Troy Nehls, Republican of Texas, outside the Capitol on June 16, 2022.

Troy Nehls, Republican of Texas, outside the Capitol on June 16, 2022.Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images

  • Troy Nehls was one of the five Republicans elected by Kevin McCarthy to serve in the January 6 panel.

  • However, McCarthy later withdrew Neels and others after Pelosi blocked the service of Jim Jordan and Jim Banks.

  • Neals lamented that he was able to ask “a very, very serious and deep question,” and Trump smoked at McCarthy.

Texas Republican Troy Nehls, one of the five Republicans who was scheduled to join the selection committee investigating the attack on the Capitol on January 6, says he is not currently on the panel. Lamenting the facts.

House minority leader Kevin McCarthy separated Nales and other Republicans from the Commission after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected Republicans Jim Jordan in Ohio and Jim Banks in Indiana. .. Many Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, question whether McCarthy has made the right decision to separate Trump and his alliance Republicans from the panel.

“I’m not going to sit here and question the decision whether leader McCarthy should have it. He called for a decision,” Neels said. Told the Washington Post.. “But if I joined the panel, I would have been able to ask some very, very serious and deep questions.”

Nars, along with North Dakota Republican Kelly Armstrong and Illinois Rodney Davis, were not rejected by Pelosi, but McCarthy withdrew them in protest of the investigation.

Mr. Trump recently accused him of having no allies on a committee to defend him. Two Republicans, Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, are on the committee, both of which are extremely critical of Trump.

“in retrospect [McCarthy should’ve put Republicans on] Just to make a voice “Trump Told to Punch Bowl News on tuesday. Republicans have no say. I have nothing to say. “

And he said In a recent radio interview McCarthy made a “very stupid decision” to separate Republicans from the committee.

Davis, who was able to help guide an internal pushback to the Commission’s findings, found that he is now facing incumbent Republican Mary Millar in Illinois at Primary.Trump backed Miller and Davis voted in favor of a previously devised bipartisan January 6 committee. It ’s an important issue of racing...

Jordan also defended McCarthy’s decision, but lamented that it might have been effective on the committee.

“Wisdom is always great,” he said. Told the post.. “I wish I could cross-examine the Witnesses if I could see other documents, but the decision was made a year before Nancy Pelosi first said in American history, and had a minority leader interrogate. I didn’t mean to. About the committee he chose. “

Meanwhile, Mr. Neels also runs a “Shadow Committee” centered on “a true story about what happened” on January 6th, with five Republicans originally scheduled to join the panel. I told the post that I was there. August holidays.

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