Senate Republican Calls for Probe Into Sham January 6 Committee

by J Pelkey
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As Breaking Digest reported, House Speaker Mike Johnson initiated the release of 40,000 hours of security camera footage from the Capitol riots on Friday.

There was no insurrection… no riot.

The footage showed people walking calmly and peacefully in the Capitol building while police officers were there standing around, contradicting the narrative pushed by the Jan. 6 Committee.

Subsequently, Senator Mike Lee of Utah urged an investigation into the House Jan. 6 Committee on Saturday, alleging that the committee selectively disregarded evidence.

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The Hill reported:

“Why didn’t Liz Cheney and [Adam Kinzinger] ever refer to any of these tapes?” Lee questioned on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, referring to video showing police assisting rioters inside the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Former Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) were the only Republican members on the committee.

“Maybe they never looked for them. Maybe they never even questioned their own narrative,” he continued. “Maybe they were just too busy selectively leaking the text messages of Republicans they wanted to defeat.”

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) began releasing 40,000 hours of security camera footage from the Capitol riots on Friday.

“This decision will provide millions of Americans, criminal defendants, public interest organizations, and the media an ability to see for themselves what happened that day, rather than having to rely upon the interpretation of a small group of government officials,” Johnson said.

More than 1,100 people have been charged with crimes related to the Jan. 6 Capitol riots and over 400 with assaulting police officers, according to the Justice Department. Rioters caused an estimated $1.5 million in damage to the Capitol Building, the Architect of the Capitol said.

heney replied to Lee’s remarks on X, sparking a heated exchange between the two.

“Here’s some January 6th video for you,” Cheney posted, sharing a video showing clashes between protesters and Capitol police outside the Capitol.

“Liz, we’ve seen footage like that a million times. You made sure we saw that—and nothing else.

It’s the other stuff—what you deliberately hid from us—that we find so upsetting.

Nice try.

P.S. How many of these guys are feds? (As if you’d ever tell us),” Lee wrote in response.

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