Pelosi bars Trump allies from Jan. 6 probe; GOP vows boycott

Thursday, July 22nd 2021, 4:09:06 am
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi 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 Wednesday 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.

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