Politic > Republicans

Pelosi vetoes Banks, Jordan for Jan. 6 select committee

1 month ago   |   By

Speaker Nancy Pelosi stunned the GOP on Wednesday by vetoing two of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's choices for a select panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, a move all but guaranteed to spark a Republican boycott of the probe.
Pelosi rejected Rep. Jim Banks , who was tapped to serve as ranking member, and Rep. Jim Jordan , both of whom voted to challenge certification of President Joe Biden's electoral wins earlier this year. Her decision sent shock waves through the House and is likely to galvanize House Republicans against any participation in the investigation.
“I must...
Read more ...

 

Pelosi block Trump allies from Jan. 6 panel, GOP may boycott

Pelosi block Trump allies from Jan. 6 panel, GOP may boycott

1 month ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision McCarthy denounced as “an egregious abuse of power.”
McCarthy said the GOP won't participate the investigation if Democrats won't accept the members he appointed.
Pelosi cited the “integrity” of the probe in refusing to accept the appointments of Indiana Rep. Jim Banks, picked by McCarthy to be the top Republican on the panel, or Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan. Both are close allies of former President...
Read more ...

 

Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe, GOP may boycott

Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe, GOP may boycott

2 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as “an egregious abuse of power.”
McCarthy said the GOP won't participate in the investigation if Democrats won't accept the members he appointed.
Pelosi cited the “integrity” of the probe in refusing to accept the appointments of Indiana Rep. Jim Banks, picked by McCarthy to be the top Republican on the panel, or Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan. Both are outspoken allies of...
Read more ...

 

Speaker Pelosi Blocks Jim Jordan From Serving On 1/6 Committee

2 monthes ago   |   By

Speaker Pelosi has rejected Kevin McCarthy's choices of Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan to serve on the 1/6 Committee.
Read more ...

 

Jan. 6 Committee Will 'Absolutely' Probe Trump's Role, Says Chairman

Jan. 6 Committee Will 'Absolutely' Probe Trump's Role, Says Chairman

2 monthes ago   |   By

“Nothing is off-limits,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson, who has been tapped as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.
Read more ...

 

Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe, GOP may boycott

2 monthes ago   |   By

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision McCarthy denounced as "an egregious abuse of power."
Read more ...

 

Pelosi Rejects Jordan and Banks From Jan. 6 Inquiry Panel

2 monthes ago   |   By

Ms. Pelosi, who had never before rejected a Republican nominee to a committee, called her move to oust Representatives Jim Banks and Jim Jordan “unprecedented” but necessary.
Read more ...

 

Pelosi rejects GOP's Banks, Jordan for Jan. 6 select committee, saying they may jeopardize 'integrity of the investigation'

2 monthes ago   |   By

The House speaker accepted three other Republican lawmakers recommended by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy but refused to appoint Reps. Jim Banks and Jim Jordan .
Read more ...

 

Pelosi Blocks Right-Wingers Jim Jordan And Jim Banks From Serving On Capitol Riot Probe

2 monthes ago   |   By

The House speaker cited concerns about the "integrity of the investigation,” as well as past statements and actions by the two lawmakers.
Read more ...

 

Nancy Pelosi rejects Jim Jordan and Jim Banks for House select committee on Jan. 6 Capitol invasion

2 monthes ago   |   By

Pelosi rejected two Republican picks to join the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol invasion by a mob of Trump's supporters.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Republicans      Donald Trump      Democrats      News      Featured News      Jim Jordan      Nancy Pelosi      United States Politics and Government      Storming of the US Capitol      2021      Jordan      Jim      Pelosi      Nancy      Business      Business      Breaking      Breaking-news  


Florida Again Leads Nation In Soaring COVID Cases Amid Delta Fears

Florida Again Leads Nation In Soaring COVID Cases Amid Delta Fears

The state is struggling with lackluster vaccination rates, dropped health protocols and the delta variant uptick as people head indoors to escape the heat. Read more ...

The GOP governor of Arkansas, where vaccines are lagging and COVID-19 is...

The GOP governor of Arkansas, where vaccines are lagging and COVID-19 is surging, said it's 'disappointing' vaccines are 'political'

Summary List Placement Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday it's "disappointing" vaccines have become "political," as his state deals with a COVID-19 surge. Hutchinson, a... Read more ...

'It's not a Trump rally': Biden responds to being heckled while campaigning...

'It's not a Trump rally': Biden responds to being heckled while campaigning for former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in Virginia

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden was heckled during a Virginia campaign appearance on Friday, brushing off the disturbance while rallying support for former Gov... Read more ...

Some States Curb Public Access To COVID-19 Statistics Amid Uptick In Cases

Some States Curb Public Access To COVID-19 Statistics Amid Uptick In Cases

Cases among unvaccinated people are surging. More than 600,000 people in the U.S. have already died of COVID-19. Read more ...

At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden's goal to...

At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden's goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab

Summary List Placement High-profile Republicans are switching from a previous vaccine hesitant stance and now urging Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccines, as soon as... Read more ...

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump to 'accept' his election loss and...

Arizona secretary of state tells Trump to 'accept' his election loss and 'move on' ahead of Phoenix rally

Summary List Placement Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs on Friday said former President Donald Trump needed to "accept" his loss in last year's election and "move on... Read more ...

Refugee Groups And Democrats Blast Biden's Harsh Message To Migrants

Refugee Groups And Democrats Blast Biden's Harsh Message To Migrants

It is legal under international and U.S. law for those fleeing their home country to ask for asylum at a port of entry ― no matter how they enter the country. Read more ...

Sen. Ted Cruz Swings At Cleveland Baseball Team Name-Change, Spectacularly...

Sen. Ted Cruz Swings At Cleveland Baseball Team Name-Change, Spectacularly Misses

Twitter users went to bat for the Cleveland Guardians over the Texas Republican's post. Read more ...

Joe Biden Responds To Rally Heckle With A Ding Of Donald Trump

Joe Biden Responds To Rally Heckle With A Ding Of Donald Trump

The president swiped at his predecessor in response to protesters. Read more ...

Rep. Eric Swalwell posted a heated text exchange with Tucker Carlson and...

Rep. Eric Swalwell posted a heated text exchange with Tucker Carlson and said the Fox News host is 'losing his mind that I won't return his calls'

Summary List Placement Rep. Eric Swalwell took aim at Tucker Carlson on Twitter Friday, sharing a screenshot of a testy text exchange the two shared. Swalwell, a Democrat from... Read more ...