Of course. Rep. Liz Cheney is a Trump-hating disgrace. The good news is that Rep. Cheney’s political career is coming to an end.
Capitol riot investigation: Pelosi taps Republican Liz Cheney to sit on new committee
Cheney was one of 2 Republicans to join with Democrats to form committeeHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday named Wyoming Republican Liz Cheney to her newly formed select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, making her the lone GOP appointee among Pelosi’s eight picks.
“We’re very honored and proud that she has agreed to serve on the committee,” Pelosi said Thursday in announcing Cheney’s appointment.
Cheney, already ousted from GOP House leadership for routinely blaming former President Trump for sparking the attack, joined with all Democrats Wednesday to vote in favor of forming the committee along with Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.
Cheney said the committee is the only option remaining to thoroughly investigate the “unprecedented assault on Congress.” Republican leadership has dismissed the committee as partisan, and GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy reportedly threatened to strip Republicans of their committee assignments if they accepted an invitation by Pelosi to join the committee.
Undeterred, Cheney said she’s “honored” to serve on the committee, and her oath to the constitution and commitment to rule of law and peaceful transfer of power “must always be above partisan politics.”
“What happened on January 6th can never happen again,” Cheney said in a statement. “Those who are responsible for the attack need to be held accountable and this select committee will fulfill that responsibility in a professional, expeditious, and non-partisan manner.”
Pelosi announced her eight choices for the 13-member committee Thursday at a Capitol news conference.
The chairperson will be Rep. Bennie Thompson, the chair of the Homeland Security Committee. Other Democratic members are Reps. Zoe Lofgren, the chair of House Administration Committee; Adam Schiff, chair of the Intelligence Committee, as well as Reps. Pete Aguilar of California, Stephanie Murphy of Florida, Jamie Raskin of Maryland and Elaine Luria of Virginia.
Pelosi Thursday declined to address the apparent threats McCarthy made and how that will affect Cheney. “That’s a matter for the Republican caucus,” she said. McCarthy has yet to announce whether he’ll make his designated five GOP appointments to the committee or withhold membership altogether.
The committee is charged with investigating the circumstances surrounding the “domestic terrorist attack” and issuing a final report with recommendations for corrective measures. There’s no timetable for the work to be completed, meaning the committee could keep the Jan. 6 attack in the headlines well into the 2022 midterm election year.
Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!
Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST
Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST
Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST
Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!
HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation
Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.
pathogens and gives you more
energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser! Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen!
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover - Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%! (See Video)
Immusist Beverage Concentrate - Proprietary blend, formulated to reduce inflammation while hydrating and oxygenating the cells.