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McCarthy taps GOP members to investigate Covid policies

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House Republicans have tapped the members who will lead an investigation into how the government handled the coronavirus pandemic, including conservative firebrand Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. Looking to flip the table on years of Democratic-led probes, Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday night named nine Republicans to the select subcommittee, including a chief in Rep. Brad Wenstrup , co-chair of the GOP Doctors Caucus. The subcommittee is likely to be at the center of a multi-pronged, GOP-led effort to investigate coronavirus policies. That's expected to include pandemic restrictions, the...
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McCarthy names GOP members to run sweeping investigative panel

McCarthy names GOP members to run sweeping investigative panel

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Speaker Kevin McCarthy has named a mixed bag of members to Republicans' sprawling investigative panel, including conservative hardliners, leadership allies and Rep. Jim Jordan - who represents a combination of both - to lead it. The California Republican, on Tuesday evening, appointed a dozen GOP lawmakers, including Jordan, to a select subcommittee on the “weaponization” of the federal government. Republicans are expected to use it to probe, among other targets, the FBI, Justice Department and the intelligence community - agencies at the center of some of their biggest recent gripes. The...
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