GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says House Republicans will have a 'totally nonfunctional majority' in 2023 and McCarthy as speaker will be 'the equivalent of the dog who caught the car'
"This couldn't happen to a nicer guy," he quipped. "I used to be great friends with Kevin McCarthy. He's been the biggest disappointment of my life."news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 takeaways: Subpoena for Trump, warnings for democracy
The House Jan. 6 committee has taken the extraordinary action of subpoenaing former President Donald Trump as it issued a stark warning in its final public hearing before the midterm election: The future of the nation’s democracy is at stake.
Kinzinger on GOP majority House: They’re going to demand a Biden impeachment vote every week
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) in a new interview predicts that GOP lawmakers will demand a vote to impeach President Biden “every week” if Republicans take control of the House in the midterms. Kinzinger, a frequent critic of former President Trump and his allies on Capitol Hill, compared previous efforts by congressional Republicans to what he…news.yahoo.com
Adam Kinzinger Attacks Rich Lowry on Meet the Press
Representative Adam Kinzinger (R., Ill.) attacked Rich Lowry during a Sunday appearance on NBC's Meet the Press, accusing the National Review editor of biasing his legal analysis of Trump's behavior on January 6 out of sympathy for Trump and his supporters.news.yahoo.com
Adam Kinzinger says he 'got super drunk' when Trump visited Republicans at a legislative retreat in January 2017: 'How do we deal with this?'
Long before breaking with the former president and serving on the January 6 committee, Kinzinger worked to cope with Trump's influence on the party.news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 panel deepens probe to Trump Cabinet, awaits Thomas
The House Jan. 6 committee plans to interview more former Cabinet secretaries and is prepared to subpoena conservative activist Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, who’s married to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, as part of its investigation of the Capitol riot and Donald Trump’s role.
Why Donald Trump can't be prosecuted for 'dereliction of duty' for his inaction on Jan. 6
Pro-Trump protesters and police clash on Jan. 6, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)During the prime-time hearing on July 21, 2022 of the House January 6 committee, the two panel members leading the hearing used the phrase “dereliction of duty” to describe the conduct of then-President Donald Trump. Trump “was told by everyone to halt the violence,” Rep. Elaine Luria, a Democrat from Virginia, said. “But he refused to do anything…It was a derelictionnews.yahoo.com
Ahead of primetime hearing, Rep. Kinzinger tweets testimony about what Trump was doing during Jan. 6 insurrection
Before the Jan. 6 hearing on Thursday night, committee member Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., tweeted a video with clips of interviews with Trump administration officials about what the president was doing during the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol.news.yahoo.com
Even a day after Jan. 6, Trump balked at condemning the violence
The hearing will focus heavily on Trump’s inaction in the White House during that time, the aides said on a background call with reporters. “We are going to remind people that there was this inaction at the White House.”AdvertisementThe hearing, whose chairman, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss. But with new evidence continuing to surface — and fresh investigation targets — committee members said this week that there are likely to be more hearings later this year. “There is no reason to assume this will be the final hearing,” one committee aide told reporters Wednesday. Already, committee members are beginning to discuss what kinds of recommendations to prevent a recurrence of Jan. 6 will emerge from an investigation that has stretched over a year.washingtonpost.com
Jan. 6 panel: More turning up with evidence against Trump
A member of the House Jan. 6 committee says more witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Capitol insurrection following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s devastating testimony last week against former President Donald Trump.
Takeaways: Trump risked provoking 'constitutional crisis'
The House Jan. 6 committee used its hearing Thursday to show how Donald Trump tried to install a loyalist atop the Justice Department who would pursue his false claims of voter fraud and stop the certification of the 2020 election that Democrat Joe Biden won.
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert asked Trump for a pardon after insurrection, Jan. 6 committee reveals
Gohmert was mentioned several times during Thursday’s hearing, which focused on the coordinated effort by Trump and his allies to convince the Justice Department to investigate voter fraud and help overturn election results.
EXPLAINER: How platforms dealt with 'RINO hunting' video
When a GOP Missouri U.S. Senate candidate released a video Monday in which he cocked a gun after calling for a hunt of fellow Republicans who he believes are “RINOs,” or Republicans in Name Only, Facebook scraped it off its platform within a few hours.
Jan. 6 panel releases video of Capitol tour before attack
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol insurrection released video on Wednesday of a Capitol tour led by a Republican lawmaker the day before the attack, showing at least one participant taking photos of stairwells and tunnels in the Capitol complex.