The Washington Post Editorial Board Hires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) For tasks Furious essay On Friday, he accused top Republicans of warning companies to cooperate in a House investigation into a deadly US Capitol riot.
McCarthy said this week that a future majority of Republicans in the House of Representatives “remember” the actions of telecommunications and social media companies that were asked to keep records of certain listed individuals during the January 6 violence investigation. Warned.
The threat scattered sparks Widespread anger When Prompted ethical complaints From the watchdog group Citizens for Washington’s Responsibility and Ethics..
In that editorial, Post’s board revisited McCarthy and the Republican Party’s “pathetic path” to “truthism” on January 6, condemning his attempt to undermine Congressional investigations. ..
“Mr. McCarthy should defend Congress’s privilege to investigate, rather than trying to suppress Congress with intimidation or bullying,” the editorial concluded. “His enthusiastic reaction only prompts questions about what he and members of the House Republican Assembly are trying to hide.”
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